Čičmany village is situated in landscape of mountains called Strážovské vrchy in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.
Čičmany is one of the most famous open-air-museums in Slovakia. It offers interesting folk architecture, traditional wooden houses with awesome folk costumes and cultural customs of our ascendants.
The unique log houses have their exteriors ornamented in geometrical pattern. The authors of ornaments were women who originally adorned only the corners of houses first with mud and later with lime. However, since the 19th century the motifs were added and painted all over exteriors of not plastered log houses. The village contains 136 houses. You can visit Radenov dom which is only one preserved house. It was reconstructed in 1966 and there is a museum exhibition.
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