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.

Katarína Brinzová pri predkresľovaní vzorov nástennej maľby. Veľký Grob (okr. Galanta), 1973. Archív diapozitívov Ústavu etnológie SAV.  Foto A. Pranda

Katarína Brinzová pri predkresľovaní vzorov nástennej maľby. Veľký Grob (okr. Galanta), 1973. Archív diapozitívov Ústavu etnológie SAV. Foto A. Pranda

Pohľad do okien Čičmanských domov.

Slovensko je nádherná krajina - Slovakia is a beautiful country

Čičmany is a village and municipality in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia. It is known as the first folk architecture reserve in the world (founded in 1977). Timbered houses with ridge roofs, galleries and pointed or linear wall decorations have been preserved in Čičmany. Of particular interest are the very specific white patterns which are painted on the exterior walls of the houses to decorate them. The local folk music, special folk costumes and folk dances of the village have been…

Čičmany is a village and municipality in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia…

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