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BARNS OF CIMA REST

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Examples of rural architecture only, with definite influence of Eastern European countries, the particular type of construction, the barns are the main feature of the village of Cima Rest of Magasa. The oldest date back to 1600. Quaint and curious is the sloping roof consisting of about 7,500 bundles of wheat straw kind, more than a meter long, closely linked and arranged as to be waterproof. Some have been recovered to make use of tourism and hospitality. One houses the ethnographic museum of civilization and unique opportunity to make a little trip into the past culture of Valvestino through a comprehensive collection of documents, testimonies and tools of ancient crafts and customs.

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