Strazovske Vrchy, Slovakia

Visited in 1994
36 Piny67 Fanúšikovia
Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

This village is the first folk architecture reserve in the world

This village is the first folk architecture reserve in the world

Čičmany village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.Note: this version is more archaic than the one with rich, orange embroidery.

Čičmany village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.Note: this version is more archaic than the one with rich, orange embroidery.

Cicmany during winter, Slovakia  http://www.flickr.com/photos/77365798@N02/

Cicmany during winter, Slovakia http://www.flickr.com/photos/77365798@N02/

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Cicmany house - June 2014

Cicmany house - June 2014

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

Village woman from the painted town of Čičmany, Slovakia.  The houses in the town all share the same designs and symbols painted on them with lime as the patterns embroidered into local folk costumes. But exactly why the natives decided to ornament their homes in this manner is a mystery.

Village woman from the painted town of Čičmany, Slovakia. The houses in the town all share the same designs and symbols painted on them with lime as the patterns embroidered into local folk costumes. But exactly why the natives decided to ornament their homes in this manner is a mystery.

The distinctive village of Cicmany is known for its historic and unique architecture - painted, wooden houses. .

The distinctive village of Cicmany is known for its historic and unique architecture - painted, wooden houses. .

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