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Church of St. Michael the Archangel

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The wooden church with three turrets built without a single nail in 1742 in the village Ladomirová 6 km from Svidník is dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel and in 2008 was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Wooden church inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

This Greek Catholic church is one of the most architecturally valuable and representative churches of its kind in Slovakia.

Wooden church inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List
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Carved interior

The three-room interior is one of the most artistically rich in Slovakia and is dominated by a Baroque five-storey iconostasis and an altar dating from the first half of the 18th century.

Carved interior
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Belfry
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Belfry

A massive column-type bell tower stands next to the church and a picturesque cemetery stretches around it.

Info center
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Info center

Not far from the church is an information center, where they provide tours of the church and have a number of materials available for other monuments in this area of Slovakia. Alternatively, a tour can be arranged at: M.Pasnišinová +421 907 471 212 or the parish office Ladomirová +421 54 75 25 300

New church

In the village there is also the Church of St. Archangel Michael, an Eastern rite built on the model of Russian temples in the 1920s.

New church
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