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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.

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany

Čičmany

Dom Kohútovce v Čičmanoch

Dom Kohútovce v Čičmanoch

Matilda Čechová - Radenov dom v Čičmanoch

Matilda Čechová - Radenov dom v Čičmanoch

A typical Slovak village!

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. 2013  http://sk.worldmapz.com/photo/61852_es.htm

Birth place Juraj Janosik in Terchova "U Janosov" settlement.

Ľudové zvyky na Troch kráľov - KAMzaKRÁSOU.sk

Ľudové zvyky na Troch kráľov - KAMzaKRÁSOU.sk

CICMANY, Slovenia

Typical houses in Čičmany village, Slovakia

Simple Style, Barn, Shed

Cicmany

Cicmany

Staré Mesto, Bratislava, Slovakia.  Photo: Sigfrid Lopez via Flickr

Old town, Bratislava, Slovakia

čičmany

čičmany

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.

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.

Čičmany, Slovensko

Čičmany, Slovensko

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

Cicmany during winter, Slovakia

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