Wooden Churches of Maramures

8 unique examples that combine the Gothic style with traditional timber construction, raised since medieval times. Narrow, tall, with slender and simple spiers, is distinguished by the technique of wooden joints with ornaments representing elements of nature, animals and geometric shapes.

All the wooden churches of Maramures are located on a hill dominating the entire landscape. They are not large, and their inside stands out just by the wall paintings, icons on wood and glass, along with the archaic furniture and textile pieces. These churches can be found in the old Maramures, i.e. in the south - west and are representative elements for the place.