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Address: Vlkolinec 1, Ruzomberok 034 03, Slovakia
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+421 44/432 10 96
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This UNESCO site is well worth the trip from Ruzomberok, lovely setting and authentic 150 year old village.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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West Chester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This UNESCO site is well worth the trip from Ruzomberok, lovely setting and authentic 150 year old village.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

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

Thank jellybellymelly
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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 24 August 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 

1 Thank OritN
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 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 2 August 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 1 August 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.

Thank Elena257
Bransgore, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 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 3 July 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

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