Čičmany Village, Slovakia

Čičmany is located in the southwest of 8 km Fačkov.

Going to Fačkov Village, Slovakia

Going to Fačkov Village, Slovakia

Fačkov is a village and municipality in Žilina District in the Žilina Region of northern Slovakia.

 Fačkov Village, Slovakia

Fačkov Village, Slovakia

The municipality lies at an altitude of 536 metres and covers an area of 37.517km². It has a population of 736 people. It was a really small and drowsy village.

St. Nicholas Church in Fačkov

St. Nicholas Church in Fačkov

I took a bus to Čičmany Village. Timbered houses with ridge roofs, galleries and pointed or linear wall decorations have been preserved in Čičmany.

Bus Stop of the Čičmany village

Bus Stop of the Čičmany village

Čičmany is a village and municipality in Žilina District and Region of northern Slovakia. It is known as the first folk architecture reserve in the world. It has a population of 204 people.

Unique House of Čičmany

Unique House of Čičmany

Unique House of Čičmany

Unique House of Čičmany

Residents use firewood as fuel in this village

Residents use firewood as fuel in this village

Quiet path of Čičmany

Quiet path of Čičmany

 Windows of the houses

Windows of the houses

Painting. It looks fun.

Painting. It looks fun.

Decorated entrance

Decorated entrance

The first preserved reference to the village dates from 1272. After a great fire in
1921, the village was restored to its original appearance with generous contributions by the state. Until the mid-20th century, the village was a centre of sheep raising.

Farmyard

Farmyard

Traditional accommodation, Pension Katka

Traditional accommodation, Pension Katka

Čičmany Folk Museum

Čičmany Folk Museum

Inside of the museum

Inside of the museum

Inside of the museum /

Inside of the museum

The local folk music, special folk costumes and folk dances of the village have been preserved as well.

 

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