Vyšší Brod Monastery

Vyšší Brod Monastery (IPA: [ˈvɪʃiː ˈbrot]; Czech: Vyšebrodský klášter) or Hohenfurth Abbey (German: Abtei Hohenfurth) is one of the most important historical landmarks of South Bohemia. It is recognized as a cultural monument by the Ministry of Culture.[3]

Vyšší Brod Monastery
Vyšebrodský klášter
Vyssi Brod Vysebrodsky klaster.jpg
Vyšší Brod Monastery is located in Czech Republic
Vyšší Brod Monastery
Location within Czech Republic
Monastery information
Established1259; 1945 (reestabilished); 1990 (reestabilished)[1][2]
Disestablished17 April 1941; 4 May 1950[1][2]
Heritage designationCultural monument
LocationVyšší Brod, South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Coordinates48°37′14″N 14°18′24″E / 48.62056°N 14.30667°E / 48.62056; 14.30667

The Cistercian monastery is located on the right bank of the river Vltava, in the south-west part of the town of Vyšší Brod. It was founded in 1259. Leopold Wackarž was abbot of this monastery.

The Mass is celebrated exclusively according to the 1962 edition of the Roman Missal (Traditional Latin Mass) with Cistercian propers.[4][5]



  1. ^ a b "History". Vyšší Brod Cistercian Abbey. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
  2. ^ a b c "Vyšší Brod Monastery". Tourism Information System Český Krumlov. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
  3. ^ "1000136296 – klášter cisterciáků". Památkový katalog. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
  4. ^ "Monastic Life". Vyšší Brod Cistercian Abbey. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
  5. ^ Wallner, Josef (2013-01-15). "Wir erleben hier Wunder um Wunder". KirchenZeitung Diözese Linz (in German). Retrieved 2019-05-22.

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Coordinates: 48°37′14″N 14°18′24″E / 48.62056°N 14.30667°E / 48.62056; 14.30667