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Wooden houses decorated with various geometric shapes, hearts, crosses or clovers can be found in Čičmany. These houses were typically built around the church and decorators took inspiration from the patterns and symbols found in local folk dresses.
Dom Kohútovce v Čičmanoch
Matilda Čechová - Radenov dom v Čičmanoch
In Slovakia we were in a few places before we went to the Tatra and the Raj: the Beckov fortress, Banska Stiavnica, Vlkolinec, Svaty Kriz and Pribylina.
Birth place Juraj Janosik in Terchova "U Janosov" settlement.
The unique and characteristic element of log houses in Čičmany are their exteriors ornamented in geometrical pattern. The painting was intended to protect the logs against the effect of sunrays. Geometrical ornamentation was also used in embroidery applied to garments, pictures or tablecloths. The Reserve counts 136 houses.