Tourist information center Of Nový Jičín

1613 - The Parish Bastion was built in the south-east corner of the fortifications.

1620 - Nový Jičín was raised to a Royal Town by King Frederick, Elector Palatine.

1621 - The battle of Nový Jičín (Spanish troops of the Imperial Catholic Habsburg garrison against the Protestant army of Margrave John George of Krnov).

1624 - Nový Jičín lost its freedoms and became a subject of the Olomouc Jesuits.

1630 - The Hatter’s Guild was established, plague at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th century.

Fridrich Falcký

Born: 26.8.1596 (Deinschwang in Amberg)

Death: 29.11.1632 (Mainz)

- Known as the "Winter King".

- In 1620 he promoted the city to a royal city.


Jan Jiří Krnovský

Born: 16.12.1577 (Wolmirstedt)

Death: 2.3.1624 (Levoča)

- Protestant fighter.

- After the Battle of White Mountain, Nový Jičín was occupied by imperial troops in May 1621. In July of the same year, however, Jan Jiří Krnovský and his state army came to the town, defeated the walls, set the town on fire and the imperial army was forced to leave the town through the Upper Gate.

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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.