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Mr Monkey at the Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, 9th June

"They probably shut the gate when it was still a fortress, you know"

Mr Monkey looking at the walls of the Vyšehrad fortress Mr Monkey looking at Tábor Gate

Mr Monkey knew that he'd arrived at the right place when he saw the massive 17th century walls of the Baroque citadel created between 1653 and 1670 to replace medieval defences. Luckily the builders had included an entrance, the Tábor Gate, so that people could get in.

You can read about Vyšehrad at the Vyšehrad Národni kulturní památka website.

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