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Village Zboj

Was established based on Wallachian law by the Ruthenian population. At the first time it was documented in 1567 under the name Zboy. It belonged to the Humenian estate of the Drugeht family, the last owners were Szirmayovci. Currently it has 480 inhabitants. 

The oldest monuments are the liturgical books and icons from the 17th and 18th century from a wooden temple, which was transferred to the museum in Bardejov Spa. From the 19th century it comes stone cellar, which was part of the defunct manor house. War events of the World War I. reminds war cemetery and a memorial on the Honey babe. There is also wooden statue dedicated to the apiarist Sophia Matasovska.

Part of undisturbed forest in the area is a part of World Natural Heritage - Carpathian beech forests (site Stužica) and the entire area is a part of Poloniny dark-sky park. Natural attractions are pseudo – caves and mineral source Kvasná water. The most popular place is Riaba (Jarabá) rock. It is the most beautifull place of the national park Poloniny.

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