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Welcome in the Region of the Upper Lusatian Half-timbered House

There is a swathe of land in the heart of Europe which owes its unique and distinctive face to a special type of architecture: the construction of the Upper Lusatian half-timbered house. Nowhere else in Europe has this folk architecture been preserved in such a density. About 19,000 of those buildings under monumental protection, individually reconstructed and renovated to fit modern demands, are real eye-catchers and centre of rural life.

If you explore those unique Interner LinkThe Upper Lusatian Half-timbered House you will fall in love with the beautiful landscape - because the region of the Upper Lusatian half-timbered house and its ornate buildings are a special attitude towards life. You find it right there where Upper Lusatia, North Bohemia and Lower Silesia meet and where they form the border triangle, embedded between mountains, rivers and valleys.