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The Information Centre

Information Centre  - Jirkov town:                        Infocentrum

Kostelní 47, 431 11 Jirkov, Czech Republik

tel+fax: +420 474 654 265

e-mail: info.centrum@jirkov.cz     

                   

Opening hours – in the main season

from 1st May to 30th September

Tuesday - Friday         10 am – 4:30 pm                       Saturdays and Sundays            10 am -  5 pm










We offer:

  • information about historical sights and monuments, places of interest and natural sights in Jirkov and its surrounding
  • access to the Clock Tower and the Town Cellars
  • arrangement of guided tours to places of interest in Jirkov (upon request)
  • information on tourist attractions and leisure-time facilities in Jirkov and its surroundings for the town citizens, visitors and tourists
  • information about cultural, social and sporting events in Jirkov
  • tickets for events organised by Jirkov or Chomutov organisers
  •  promotional and tourist materials on sale or free of charge (including maps, guides, tourist stamps, postcards, postal stamps)
  • imprint of a collectors' "tourist stamp"
  • information on accommodation and food services in Jirkov and its surroundings
  • information on transport and other services available in Jirkov and its surroundings
  • the "Internet for Everyone" service – free access to internet for the purpose of searching                     tourist information
  • black-and-white and colour copy service

 

Guided tour of the Clock Tower and Town Cellars - provided by the Information Centre staff


The Clock Tower

in the season from the 1 May to 31 October: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 to 16:30
the admission is CZK 20.- / 10.- (adults / children, students, old-age and health pensioners)
The Clock Tower is a part of the St.  Giles dean church. It was added to the church in the years 1540-1545.
The top floor offers a view of the town panorama and the surrounding areas



The Town Cellars

in the season from 1 May to 31 October: Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 to 16:00
the admission is CZK 50.-/30.- (adults / children, students, old-age and health pensioners) - guided tour for groups of four people at least
The Town Cellars were constructed in a sand-stone hillock under the command of Kryštof of Karlovice, the feudal manor holder, between 1555 – 1595. Majority of the subterranean network survived until the present time.
There are five similar complex cellar networks in the Czech Republic, the Jirkov cellars being the oldest   of them. They are precious from the geological as well as historical point of view.