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Vlkolinec

Address: Slovakia
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Ranked #22 of 251 Attractions in Slovakia
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Krakow, Poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The village is absolutely worth seeing! The colorful cottages are beautiful. And it is even more fantastic when having in mind that it's not a museum - it's a living village where people leave.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Simply beautiful. There is nothing more to add... Ok, few words :) small village under the hill called Sidorovo shows how our ancestors lived in their age. If your camera is ready for warm up do not forget in in the car. Entry fee is just symbolic as well as parking. You can even meet some of 20 living inhabitants... More 

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Beautiful village off the beaten track but easily accessible You might consider staying in the area for lovely walks

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Bern, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

On the one hand, this petite and lovely village is open-air museum with typical folk architecture, traditional houses and manners, but on the other hand, Vlkolinec is place where real people is still live. You can go and see how Slovak people lived hundreds of years ago and also life of today's people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Wrong address it is in different part of Slovakia check it in googlemaps. But it is very nice place to visit.

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windsor
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

what a beautiful place,so peacefull and surrounded by stunning scenery. lovely to see the traditional crafts of the area demonstrated.a great place to forget the rest of the hustle and bustle of life.amazing wooden houses ,a must is the interesting museum.children will enjoy making pottery and weaving. fantastic place

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Top Contributor
266 reviews 266 reviews
105 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a tiny car free village well worth to swing by if you have a car. There are two roads to reach it - one rather treacherous - and your car might suffer from it (our did) - but a paved road from the other side. Make sure to change settings on your GPS to avoid unpaved road to... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Not easy to find, lost in the low mountains area. Typical slovak village, not a Museum a village. You have alittle entranc efee, then you need to walk, cars forbiden. Every houses are beautiful, and show the local architecture, the landscape is wonderfull. A fantastic place to fell nature and forget that modern town exists. I love this place and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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624 reviews 624 reviews
358 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Visit Vlkolinec, a UNESCO World Heritage site if you find yourself in the mountains of the northern Slovakia. The village has its unique feel and preserved folk architecture and it's amazingly picturesque - photographers'll have a field day here. There is also a small museum and don't miss the local pub, very Slovak. An alternative route from a parking lot... More 

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