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Good guided tour in old monastery

Beautiful place on South Bohemia landscapes, professional guided tour included Old Library... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2017
Glucksbringer
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Prague, Czech Republic
Fantastic library

We first stopped at the cathedral of this medieval monastery and viewed the beautiful altar. One... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2016
stonestacker52
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Flint Hills, Kansas
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Klaster 137, Vyssi Brod 382 73, Czech Republic
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Vyssi Brod mainly offers white water sports and walks, with the Abbey the main cultural attraction. Unfortunately we arrived at 11.45, just before lunch closing, and with no tours before 1 pm. Unfortunately we were told no tours were available in English so we just...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

You can have a great time with family and young kids walking through the small town and touristic places it offers

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

We had a guided tour in the monastery (3rd May, afternoon) and we really appreciated so kind and helpful service at place. We have got a lot of information and could discover tha backround of this place, Cistercians and convent. Thank you very much for...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2017

Beautiful place on South Bohemia landscapes, professional guided tour included Old Library visiting, perfect monastery shop with a lot of different monastery goods such as wine, beer, honey ets including some rare Trappist beers.

Thank Glucksbringer
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We first stopped at the cathedral of this medieval monastery and viewed the beautiful altar. One of the monks let us in to the main part. We then were taken to the massive historical library. It houses thousands of very old books and manuscripts from...More

3  Thank stonestacker52
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Learned much about this Cisterian Monastery located south of Cesky Krumlov, not far from the Austrian border. Tour was very informative. As is usually the case in Czech Republic, we were given a guidebook written in English, but it was somewhat frustrating when there would...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a tour of the region, and I was somewhat dreading it. Boy, was I wrong. It is fascinating and well preserved. You need to pay a n entrance fee to receive a guided tour of the interior. The main altar alone...More

1  Thank authored
Reviewed July 2, 2016

The Cistercian Monastery in Vyssi Brod is near the surging tourist town of Cesky Krumlov. The monastery dates to mid-13th century and is considered the spiritual center of South Bohemia. As a writer, I found the Baroque-era library with leather-bound books (some were bound manuscripts,...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed June 1, 2016

This Cistercian monastery and church is very interesting, absolutely shouldn´t be missed. make a time reserve ( one all day for the visit ). Excellent place in Vyšší Brod.

2  Thank PDosko
Reviewed November 11, 2015

This monastery and church is very interesting. It's history is dramatic as it was suppressed under the Nazis, and basically shut down under Communism. It now operates with only 4 Monks, but it is operating. We visited as part of an Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT)...More

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