Wooden churches in eastern Slovakia

In September 2019 our Slovak team visited the most eastern part of Slovakia, which borders on Poland and Ukraine in the north and east respectively. The region is coated by the typical Carphatian landscape with original virgin woods in the National Park of Poloniny and it boasts the precious Orthodox and Greek Catholic wooden churches, which ornament the area. Many of them are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Kutná Hora

Kutná Hora is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. The town began in 1142 with the settlement of Sedlec Abbey, the first Cistercian monastery in Bohemia, Sedlec Monastery, brought from the Imperial immediate Cistercian Waldsassen Abbey. By 1260, German miners began to mine for silver in the mountain region, which […]


Telč is situated at the south-west tip of Moravia in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic, half-way between Prague and Vienna. It would be hard to imagine a more fairytale-like little town than Telč. A square which looks like it has come straight from the stories of Hans Christian Andersen, a romantic chateau and […]

Old city of Dubrovnik

City walls with forts.

In 1979, the Old City of Dubrovnik was added to the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. 1940 meters long city walls were built 14th to 17th century to protect the freedom of the Republic of Ragusa (Dubrovnik Republic). The walls are in the shape of an irregular polygon, and they consist of main city wall, 16 towers, 3 fortresses, 6 bastions and 2 drawbridges.

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