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Address: Vlkolinec 1, Ruzomberok 034 03, Slovakia
Phone Number: 444321096
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Colourful wooden houses

A UNESCO World Heritage site up in the mountains, with traditional, colourful wooden houses which are still inhabited. A beautiful village.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A UNESCO World Heritage site up in the mountains, with traditional, colourful wooden houses which are still inhabited. A beautiful village.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very special Unesco site! Really neat to see how people used to live. Very good display (not in English) about the role the village played in battle against Nazis in WWII.

Thank wanderpole
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

If U interested in Slovak folk architecture go there, village is nice and look as pearl between mountains. But.... Road there is bad signed and narow, watch on holes on road, by parking go slowly if U got no SUV (I cut off plastic piece from chassis on my car) for entrance fee U can see 2 houses, church was... More 

Thank Okor
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The drive up to the village is on a narrow, twisting road. The views from the entrance to the village are beautiful. Apart from that there wasn't much to see or do in the village for our group (4 adults and 7 kids 7-20). If you like walking around and looking at the houses that's fine but don't expect much... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Great for a relaxing afternoon as much for the authentic wooden houses as for the great view of the surrounding mountains. Just walk around, take a cup of coffee and enjoy the tranquility.

Thank Lientjes
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

This "village" consists of preserved old wooden houses on top of a hill. It is nothing spectacular but if you happen to be passing, then it is worth a visit. We walked up the hill but it is possible to take a car up. Most of the houses have old artefacts inside. There are some permanent residents in the village.There... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is a picturesque village, with houses well preserved and really nice. A couple of hours should be enough to walk trough the village, visit the small museum and just enjoy the view.

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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a place which shows how people in Slovakia lived in the past. You can see beautiful architecture here, cute little houses. Except one house, you cant really go inside any other houses, as people live there. The other negative is too many cars driving through the village, which ruins the feel of feeling the history there. Didn't feel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

You can find a lot of museums in nature of typical Slovak villages but this one is original village with original houses on its place. Village surrounded by beautiful nature in summer or winter. Just 10min from main road from Banska Bystrica to east. Oldest wooden houses are from 18th century. As well placed on touristic or biking road.

Thank RolandNavratil
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Vlkolinec it is a village lost in time, a settlement of 45 buildings with the traditional features of a central European village. Vlkolínec represents the Ružomberok region best preserved and most complex urban unit of original folk architecture consisting of wooden houses and outbuildings, the wooden bell tower and mural buildings of the church and school. It's a place to... More 

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