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This rural house from 19th century is example of rare vernacular architectural style - South Bohemian Baroque.

Typical features of South Bohemian baroque:

- The homesteads with painted and decorated gates and gables can be seen around the characteristic oblong small square with the small pond.
- The majority of houses have been preserved with their inner trichotomy, which was planned for the living of three generations.

Holasovice, one of many beautiful south bohemian villages, has been protected by UNESCO since 1998. It was first european rural architecture in
UNESCO World Heritage List.

The paintings on frontage of this house (from left side):
1. St. Florian - patron of firemans
2. crucifixion
3. St.Venceslas (Sv. Václav - in czech) - patron of Bohemia

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