Hungary

Hollókő, the “Living Village”; Fanni Kaszas; Hungary Today

After a one-hour drive from Budapest, one can spot a great black raven, which shows that Fanni Kaszas is in the right place. It symbolizes the village Hollókő (Ravenstone), or the “Living Village.” The place got its name, because according to legend, ravens carried everything away at night that people built during the day. The beautiful, charming village has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. The unique town in Hungary is one of the last where traditions, folk customs, arts and crafts, and traditional Palóc foods are part of everyday life to…

Source: Hollókő, the “Living Village” – Hungary Today

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