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Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area

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Slovakia's hidden gem

These churches are hidden in small villages on the northern part of Eastern Slovakia. They are made of wood and richly decorated from inside. Some tourist guides do mention them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

These churches are hidden in small villages on the northern part of Eastern Slovakia. They are made of wood and richly decorated from inside. Some tourist guides do mention them but it's always better to check information beforehand. Usually someone from the village has a key, you need to call their number and they'll let you in. We've visited the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

In the East of Slovakia western and eastern culture link together. It is obvious according types of churches - Orthodox, Greek-catholic, Roman-catholic. Most of those churches are wooden. They are situated at nice nature of the Carpathian Mountain Area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We decided to rent a car from Krakow and explore these churches. What an adventure! We stumbled across a few in Poland on our way to Slovakia. The drive was easy and with the GPS we actually were able to get right to the churches we were interested in seeing. Our two favorites were Krive and Hervartov. Krive was simple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I have made three trips to Eastern Slovakia to see many of these historic Carpathian wooden churches. There are 27 wooden churches of National Cultural Heritage in Eastern Slovakia. I have toured at least a dozen of them, and I love the history and uniqueness of each of them. Each church will have a note and phone number of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We embarked on this adventure with minimum information and absence of knowledge of the language. We boarded an express train in Bratislava that took us to Banska Bystriska and then took another local train which travelled back to Hronsek, since express reain does not stop at Rhonsek. People were helpful all the way with the little English they spoke. The... More 

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