Idea #242 – Visiting the village of wood Vlkolinec
Vlkolínec is a Slovak village, founded in the XIVth century. In 1882, it is integrated into the locality of Rucomberok. Vlkolínec is one of the ten Slovak villages which enjoy the status of protected village. Its wooden houses in two or three rooms are particularly typical, in particular those whose roofs possess an extension in semicircle.
The village also possesses a small wooden belfry, set up as 1770, which marked the hours. Because of its character of typical village of the North of the The Carpathians, among which the structure, the style and the architecture had only little modified through ages, in spite of numerous reconstructions of the XIXth century, and by the quantity and the homogeneity of these houses, the village is registered on the UNESCO world heritage list since 1993. The village is always lived.
Where is it ?
Vlkolinec, Ruzomberok, Slovakia