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košíkJosefov Fortress - Jaroměř

Czech Pevnost Josefov

Okružní 34, 551 02 Jaroměř – Josefov

Telephone: +420 491 812 343
Email: info@pevnostjosefov.cz
Web: www.pevnostjosefov.cz
Facebook: www.facebook.com/festungjosef...
GPS: 50°20'18.33"N 15°55'30.17"E (270 m above sea level)

Josefov Fort, which hides labyrinth of underground corridors of the length of 45 km, was built from 1780 to 1787 at the instance of emperor Joseph II and was to serve as protection of provincial frontiers against offensive Prussia. Today it is a universal unique landmark of such a kind.

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Information

Category cellar, military monument, museum
Certificates and memberships Tourist stamp
Cultural monument
Style classicism / empirical (50%), military fortification (50%)
Services sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, scheduled worships, snacks, WC
Staff languages Czech, English
Date of construction 1780
Distance from parking lot 100 m
  • capacity personal: 40, free
  • capacity coaches: 5, free

Tours / exhibitions

Description Introductory historical exposition, 1 km-long underground sightseeing tour (shooting gallery, mine shafts), bastion - accommodation in casemates with period museum exhibits, lapidarium with Baroque sculptures from the workshop of M.B. Braun. In addition to the intriguing display, visitors can enjoy the romantic and mysterious underground paths lit by handheld lamps with candles.
Opening hours
(GMT +1)
  • April, October Sa, Su, state and other holidays (non-working days) 9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00 (with guide)
  • May, June, September except Mo 9:00-12:00 13:00-17:00 (with guide)
  • July, August Mo-Su 9:00-12:00 13:00-18:00 (with guide)
  • year round all day (only to order)

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

closed Closed right now, as per business hours
Last tour before closing: 60 min.
Sightseeing time: 70 min.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech, English, German)
Exhibition specialization military / weapons / fortification, regional history, sculpture

Availability

Distance from parking lot 100 m
  • capacity personal: 40, free
  • capacity coaches: 5, free
Bus/tram stop 500 m
The nearest train stations
Nearest bus stop
The nearest airport
  • Pardubice (38 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (70 km)
  • Copernicus (110 km)

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Regional operational programme NUTS II Northeast - New window.
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Pardubice Region.
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CzechTourism
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Eastern Bohemia
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EU.
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