Vysoké Mýto

Czechia

Vysoké Mýto is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 12,000 inhabitants. Vysoké Mýto is a centre of tourism, due to its architectural monuments and the nature that surrounds it. The town square is one of the largest examples of its type in Bohemia.

History

Vysoké Mýto was founded in 1260 by the king Ottokar II of Bohemia. It is situated near its original location called Vraclav.

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the Hohenmauth District, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.

Economy

Industrial companies in the town include Iveco‘s Iveco Bus factory (previously Karosa), brand names Irisbus CrosswayIrisbus Arway and Iveco Urbanway.

Sports

The town’s football club is SK Vysoké Mýto.

Notable people

Contact

Vysoké Mýto
email
radnice@vysoke-myto.cz
address
B. Smetany 92, 566 01 Vysoké Mýto
phone
+420 465 466 111