Zakopane Mountain Man

Zakopane mountains POland

A tourist postcard showing a mountain man in traditional dress, c.1920.

A super picture of a man of the Zakopane mountains in traditional costume.

Zakopane is a town with a population of just over 28,000 and is located in the far south of Poland. Specifically the southern part of the Podhale region at the foot of the Tatra Mountains.

Zakopane is the centre of Góral culture and referred to by some as the ‘winter capital of Poland’. It is a popular destination for mountaineering, skiing, and tourism.

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