Tip for a trip: Kežmarok's fascinating wooden church also holds interest for filmmakers

Swedish and Danish kings contributed to its construction.

(Source: TASR)

The wooden articular church in Kežmarok which is also listed by UNESCO is among the oldest and most precious monuments of the town. A trip to Kežmarok, and this fascinating church can be easily planned with our Tatra travel guide.

The jewel of the church is the 300-year-old organ that is one of the biggest Baroque organs in Slovakia and retains its original flutes.

Tatras travel guide: A fresh take on the stunning soul of Slovakia.Tatras travel guide: A fresh take on the stunning soul of Slovakia. (Source: Spectacular Slovakia)

Place for filming

The church is also interesting because of its film history. Slovak director Juraj Jakubisko chose it as a location for his film Perinbaba, a typical Slovak Christmas fairy-tale. The second part of the fairy-tale, not available to the public yet, was also filmed here.

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