Hronsek – articled church

Location: Banskobystrický kraj, okres Banská Bystrica, Hronsek

GPS: N48°39'9'' E19°9'24''

The wooden articled church was included in 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

The wooden articled church from 1726 is set in the wonderful environment of big lime trees. There are 1,100 chairs in this church. Its organ was fitted in 1764. Four bulky lime trees stand in its yard. Fine wooden belfry from 1726 stands nearby.

The member of the Štúrs literary group, poet Andrej Sládkovič married the local girl Júlia Senkovičová in this church.

Source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama