Chochołów - a traditional wooden village in the mountains. Today - a popular tourist resort.
Chochołów is a village comprised almost exclusively of the heritage Polish wooden houses (góralskie chaty) built by the Góral highlanders. It became known as the place of Chochołów Uprising of 1846 (Powstanie chochołowskie) against the foreign oppression throughout the nineteenth century Austrian Partition of Poland. Its economy is closely associated with the popular Polish-Slovak border crossing.