Traditional Folk Christmas in Slovakia, the national folk costumes, Ždiar area.

Traditional Folk Christmas in Slovakia, the national folk costumes, Ždiar area. Zdiar is a picturesque place in the Tatra National Park.

Window of Wooden Built Cottage, Cichany, Central Slovakia Photographic Print by Walter Bibikow at AllPosters.com

Window of Wooden Built Cottage, Cichany, Central Slovakia

Slovak traditional head wraps. You wore a certain head covering based on if you were married or not and such.

Women traditionally wore different wrap styles to denote marital status.

folk costume from Detva, Slovakia traditional musical instrument "fujara"

folk costume from Detva, Slovakia traditional musical instrument "fujara"

SLOVAK WEDDING embroidered blouse dress apron vest cap

SLOVAK WEDDING KROJ Detva Folk Costume embroidered blouse dress apron vest cap

Čičmany (Slovakia). 'The craftsmanship required to build the highly decorated, traditional log houses in Čičmany is so impressive. Just the joinery alone was worth studying. We visited two old houses, a restaurant and a little shop in the long, narrow old village. Some of the buildings were constructed hundreds of years ago.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/slovakia/central-slovakia

'The craftsmanship required to build the highly decorated, traditional log houses in Čičmany is so impressive. They are essentially little cottages that have been hand painted ages ago.

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SLOVAK WEDDING KROJ woman folk costume SPIS blouse dress shawl ZDIAR ethnic art

Čičmany, Slovakia

The town of Čičmany in Slovakia. The painted houses were such fun to see, and we totally would have missed this place if it weren't for our wonderful local guides!

Traditional dresses, nowadays only seen in some of the villages throughout Slovakia

In Slovakia boys whip girls with willow whips on Easter Monday. Girls then give them painted eggs. Now also chocolate eggs and also money.

This village 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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