Spectacular Slovakia #30: Skanzen is a place where time stops moving

It always strikes me how much time it took to survive, says Naomi Hužovičová.

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Skanzen is not a Japanese means of transport,. It is a name for open-air museums in Slovakia that show what village life once looked like. Each region has its own. Naomi Hužovičová has visited a few of them and has some useful advice for tourists who are up for an excursion into the past. Good news for parents - a visit to a skanzen is a child-friendly activity.

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