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Hervartov - Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The oldest wooden church in Slovakia

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Hervartov - Church of St. Francis of Assisi
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The oldest and best-preserved wooden church in Slovakia dating from the 15th century is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wooden church from the 15th century

This wooden single-nave church with a dominant tower of column-frame construction dates from the end of the 15th century. It is dedicated to St. Francis of Assissi and was originally evangelical, but now serves the Roman Catholic Church. It is the oldest and best-preserved wooden church in Slovakia

Wooden church from the 15th century
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UNESCO monument
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UNESCO monument

The building is located in the village Hervartov about 10 km from Bardejov. This church was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2008.

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