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The most beautiful places around Jičín

The best of the surroundings of Jičín

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places around Jičín
Updated: 18.07.2020
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Jičín as the „eastern gate“ to the Bohemian Paradise offers many interesting and beautiful places within a radius of 10 kilometers. You can find here the views from the surrounding hills, castle ruins, as well as the famous Prachovské Rocks. Let's see what all the beautiful is around

1.
Prachovské Rocks

The most famous rock town in Czech republic

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| Altitude: 462 m / 1 516 ft

Prachovské rocks are the best known and most famous rock city in the Czech Republic for both tourists and… continue reading

2.
Jičín

Fairytale gateway to the Czech Paradise

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| Altitude: 280 m / 919 ft

Nice county town Jičín is famous not only for its annual autumn fairytale festival and robber Rumcajs, but… continue reading

3.
Ruins of Kumburk Castle

Great view of the Giant Mountains

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| Altitude: 642 m / 2 106 ft

The ruins of Kumburk Castle situated on the hill of the same name Kumburk (642 meters above sea level) is a… continue reading

4.
Bradlec castle ruins

Ruins in beautiful beech forest

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| Altitude: 542 m / 1 778 ft

The ruins of Bradlec Castle belong to the places with the greatest atmosphere in the Bohemian Paradise. Maybe… continue reading

5.
Veliš

Terrific outlook of Jičín basin

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| Altitude: 429 m / 1 407 ft

Veliš hill (429 m asl) is one of the best outlook places throughout the Czech Paradise and it provides the… continue reading

6.
Zebín

Landmark of Jičín basin

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| Altitude: 399 m / 1 309 ft

Nicely symmetrical hill Zebín (399 m asl) with an interesting quarry and old chapel on the top dominates the… continue reading

7.
Přivýšina

Renewed prospect

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| Altitude: 464 m / 1 522 ft

Privysina Hill is the top of two faces. From a distance it looks just like a forested hill stretching to the… continue reading

8.
Valdštejn's loggie

The most famous monument from the Wallenstein

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

One of the most interesting buildings in Bohemian Paradise is Valdštejn's loggie, located just a few… continue reading

9.
Lookout tower at Tábor

Interesting outlook of the Giant Mountai

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| Altitude: 678 m / 2 224 ft

Thanks to the re-opened lookout tower on hill Tábor (678 m asl), there is a beautiful view of the Giant… continue reading

10.
Brada

Hill with a big crucifix

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| Altitude: 439 m / 1 440 ft

Hill Brada is identifiable from all possible corners of the Bohemian Paradise thanks to it´s bare top with a… continue reading

11.
Železnice

A small town with an Empire center and a spa

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| Altitude: 323 m / 1 060 ft

Železnice is a small town located not far from the district town of Jicin. The center of the town belongs to… continue reading

12.
Valdice tower

The main landmark of Jičín

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| Altitude: 280 m / 919 ft

52 m high Valdice tower not only dominates the Wallenstein Square, but basically the entire town Jičín. In… continue reading

13.
Svatá Anna

Hill, chapel and natural monument in one

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| Altitude: 358 m / 1 175 ft

A few kilometers west of Jičín you will find a small hill Svatá Anna (358 m above sea level). The forested… continue reading

14.
Milohlídka

The oldest tower in the Czech Paradise

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| Altitude: 331 m / 1 086 ft

Until the hill Čeřovka overgrew with huge oaks and beeches, lookout Milohlídka provided beautiful views… continue reading

15.
Valdice Prison

One of the most famous prisons in the Czech Rep.

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| Altitude: 310 m / 1 017 ft

One of the most important Baroque buildings in the vicinity of Jičín is the large Carthusian monastery in… continue reading

16.
Ossarium in Kbelnice

The largest memorial to the Prussian-Austrian war

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| Altitude: 299 m / 981 ft

In the vicinity of Jičín you will find dozens of monuments of the Prussian-Austrian War of 1866. The most… continue reading

17.
Vokšice Chateaux

A small village with a castle and an airport

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| Altitude: 279 m / 915 ft

Surprisingly, in Vokšice, where only a few permanent residents live, you will find a fairly large chateau… continue reading

18.
Jinolické Ponds

Swimming under Prachov Rocks

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| Altitude: 320 m / 1 050 ft

Jinolice ponds are among the most famous places of the Bohemian Paradise. It is also located in a very… continue reading

19.
Chapel Loreta

Mysterious chapel

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| Altitude: 405 m / 1 329 ft

On a wooded ridge a short distance from a nice lookout hill Veliš is a baroque chapel Loreta. Although yellow… continue reading

20.
Jičín Jewish Cemetery

A half-forgotten Jewish cemetery near Jičín

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| Altitude: 287 m / 942 ft

Far beyond the end of the town of Jičín you will find a half-forgotten Jewish cemetery. Since it is… continue reading

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