Rtyně v Podkrkonoší

Rtyně v Podkrkonoší [ rtɪɲɛ fpɔtkr̩kɔnɔʃi ː ] ( German Hertin ) is a city in the Czech Republic. It is located eleven kilometers northwest of Náchod and belongs to Okres Trutnov.


The city on the river Rtynka located in the Hertiner furrow ( Rtyňská Brázda ) in the Giant Mountains foothills. By Rtyně leads the state road 14 between Trutnov and Náchod, State Road 567 branches off from the Hronov in place. On the ridge northeast of the city, the fixing chain of Czechoslovak Walls runs.

Neighboring towns are Malé Svatoňovice in the north, Bohdašín nad Olešnicí in the east, Lhota za Červeným Kostelcem and Cerveny Kostelec the southeast, Havlovice the southwest, Úpice in the west and Batňovice in the northwest.


The first written records of Hirtina dates back to 1367th

After the replacement of patrimonial the place belonged since the mid-19th century to the Judicial District Eipel. Seat of the political district was Náchod. Since 1931 this place has been the official name Rtyně v Podkrkonoší. 1978 Rtyně became a town and leads since 1996 a coat of arms.


  • Elstra, Germany
  • Jelcz - Laskowice, Poland


  • Symbol of the city are Built 1544 wooden bell tower and beside it St. John the Baptist. It was built as a wooden construction of the early 14th century and received its present form in 1679.
  • Statue of King David, created by Matthias Bernard Braun.
  • City museum with a permanent exhibition about the Peasants' Revolt of 1775 and Antonín Nývlt Rychetský.


  • David raised Antonín Neiwelt, also Nývlt or Nywelt (1696-1772), chronicler of the reign Náchod and writer, he comes of an immigration from Holland family and has been in the baron
  • Antonín Baron Nývlt Rychetský (1721-1782), leader of the peasant revolt of 1775, nephew of David Antonín Neiwelt
  • Sigismund Ludvik Bouška (1867-1942), the priest worked as a writer, painter and graphic artist