Villa Koliba

Villa Koliba - the first building in the style of Zakopane in this city, designed by Stanisław Witkiewicz. Name Koliba in a local dialect means a shepherd's hut. Constructed in years 1892 - 1893 with money from the investor Zygmunt Gnatowski. In 1901 a section was added to the west wing.

The villa was built for landowner from Podolia - Zygmunt Gnatowski, who originally wanted to erect a simple cottage and place inside of it his ethnographic collections. From December 4, 1993 Koliba villa houses the Museum of the Zakopane Style, which is part of the Tatra Museum.

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Geographical coordinates 49.2942596, 19.9430258
Address Zakopane, Kościeliska 18
Construction dates 1892 - 1893

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