The small Slovak village of Cicmany in the mountains near Zilina is well-known for the traditionally built and hand-painted wooden houses.
It has the status of a National Cultural Monument.
Location: Cicmany, Municipality of Zilina, Slovakia. Nikon D70, Nikkor 18-70, 46 mm, 1/320s, f/4.5. Post-pro adjustment of tones, etc. and slight straightening (although the paintings, etc. are not all straight, as done by hand) in CS4 with NikColorEfex 4.0.