"Čičmany, Zilinsky, Slovakia" ¶ I think the unexpected is really important in a garden. It brings an outdoor space closer to the experience of art.

"Čičmany, Zilinsky, Slovakia" ¶ I think the unexpected it really important in a garden. It brings an outdoor space closer to the experience of art.

Located in the Žilina district of Slovakia, Čičmany is the first folk architecture reserve in the world.

Located in the Žilina district of Slovakia, Čičmany is the first folk architecture reserve in the world.

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Located in the Žilina district of Slovakia, Čičmany is the first folk architecture reserve in the world.

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.

slovakia207: Slovakia - Cicmany village: folk architecture reserve - window with flower pots - Zilina district - photo by J.Kaman - (c) Travel-Images.com - Stock Photography agency - Image Bank

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The village of Čičmany is located in hilly, forested countryside in Žilina region in western Slovakia.The settlement is renowned for the local tradition of painting white geometric patterns on its dark wooden cottages. These folk patterns are based on the local lacework designs used on fabric and clothing.

holykrampus: Čičmany, Slovakia The village of Čičmany is located in hilly, forested countryside in Žilina region in western Slovakia. It li.

Cicmany-Slovakia. Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 Countries. Slovakia No. 5.

Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 Countries. Slovakia No.

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