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Old Village of Hollókö and its Surroundings
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Type of site: Cultural
Date: 17-18th century
Date of Inscription: 1987
Location: Europe, Hungary, County of Nógrád
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Description: Hollokö is an exceptional example of an intentionally preserved traditional settlement. Built mainly during the 17th and 18th centuries, the village is a breathing example of rural life prior to the agricultural revolution of the 20th century. --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available.
  Hollókő is an Palóc ethnographic village in Hungary, part of the World Heritage. Its name means "Raven-stone" in Hungarian. The village is located in Nógrád county, approximately 91.1 kilometres northeast from Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It lies in a valley of Cserhát Mountains, surrounded by low peaks. The natural environment is protected.The protected part of the village – Kossuth Lajos and Petőfi Sándor str., 55 houses. --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
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