Tourist information center Of Nový Jičín

1503 - The wooden town burned down during a fire and work began on construction of a new stone town.

1533 - Work began to convert the Renaissance Žerotín Château and lasted until 1541.

1558 - Nový Jičín gained independence and became a chamber town (a subject of the government).

1593 - The town’s government is transferred to the repaired Žerotín Château.

1563 - Burgomaster Ondřej Řepa of Greifendorf built a Renaissance house with arcades on the square as a family residence, it is later known as the Old Post Office.

Bedřich ze Žerotína

Born: 16th century

Death: 1541 (Nový Jičín)

- Son of Petr ze Žerotína and Markéta z Pernštejna.

- In 1533 he took over the Štramberk estate with Nový Jičín and subsequently contributed to the fundamental reconstruction of the local manor house into a Renaissance chateau.


Ondřej Řepa

Born: 16th century

Death: 1596

- One of the most famous mayors of Nový Jičín.

- He owned a building on the square, today called the Old Post Office.

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Contact information:
(+420) 556 711 888
(+420) 556 768 288
(+420) 735 704 070

Opening hours:
Po–Pá: 8:00 – 17:00
So, Ne: 9:00 – 16:00
Svátky: 9:00 – 16:00

Masarykovo nám, 45/29
Nový Jičín 741 01
Česká republika

This project was co-financed by provision of 20,000 CZK from the budget of the Moravian-Silesian Region, support of TIC in the Moravian-Silesian Region for 2013.