Presentation on theme: "Jičín. Welcome to the historical town of Jičín, which has about 17 thousand inhabitants and is an administrative, cultural and tourist center of this."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the historical town of Jičín, which has about 17 thousand inhabitants and is an administrative, cultural and tourist center of this region. In its close proximity the Prachov rocks can be found. They are the gate to a beautiful part of Bohemia called the Czech paradise. The coat of arms of the town of Jičín
The generous structural activity of Albrecht of Valdštejn was started by the chateau reconstruction in 1607-08. It was rebuilt in renaissance style, but then after a great fire it was rebuilt again, but in classical style. The Valdštejn chateau
The Valdice gate is a symbol of Jičín. It was built as a part of city fortification in 1568 – 1578. Today it is used as a 52 meters high view tower. The Valdice gate
The Loggia and Libosad park are connected with Jičín by a 2 kilometers long linden tree alley. It is one of the most important baroque buildings in the Czech Republic. Every year a student festival Majáles is held there. Loggia and Libosad park
The church of St. Jacob It is a baroque church, first of its kind in Bohemia. It is situated in the corner of Valdštejn square, next to the Valdice gate.
Every year, the festival Jičín - the town of fairy tales, is started with a traditional mask parade. It lasts for one week and there are plenty of activities not only for children, but also for adults.