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Oct 18, 2018
“Beautiful”
Mar 16, 2019
“Short stop on the way back from Zakopane”
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Is part of the wooden architecture in Poland with houses made of wood in the 17 & 18th century. Some traditionnal shops and handcraft to be seen on site
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Chocholow Main st, Chocholow, Poland
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

the traditional wooden houses are built with out any nails and straw or moss is pressed between the timbers. We were shown one house that was built from one huge tree. Each year they are washed with a special soap to keep them waterproof. Some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Very nice traditional village with beautiful wooden architecture. In good weather just walk along the road and admire the cottages and gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I always wondered how the wood cottages could survive for few centuries. The secret is in terpentine soap. Three times a year local women wash the wooden walls of cottages with soap! Imagine the sever Polish winter, when temperature dropped minus 25 degree Celsius... Recommended...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tomasz R
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We visited here on our way to Zakopane. The tour guide was grumpy, it was raining and misty and half the coach wantedtovisit the loos. There were two and a severe male operator who wanted 2 Zloty per person. Eventually we walked down past lots...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

I stopped by this place to have a look and stayed for a couple of hours. It was really nice to see this type of history of Southern Poland. Everything was well preserved and looked awesome. We really enjoyed the day and finished off at...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 17, 2016

I love the wooden houses. Some even have chickens in their gardens ! I enjoyed walking along the main road admiring the homes and had perogi in one of their restaurants.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very interesting town located about 19 km from Zakopane. The majority of the building is more than 200-year-old wooden traditional highlander cottages. The village was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I can not imagine to be in Podhale and not visit this place. In...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

I stopped at this village on my way from Krakow to Slovakia to tour Oravsky and Spis castles. It is only a few miles from the border with Slovakia, a perfect place for a stop and a brief walk to stretch the legs.The town has...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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