Elements of the fortress close to Žilina below restoration.
Strečno Citadel outdoors Žilina will look even higher after the restoration of its northern palace is wrapped up in December, whereas the work on the vestry ought to finish subsequent yr.
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The restoration work, whose purpose is to avoid wasting the unique supplies and medieval plaster in addition to restore and current the unique picture of the monument, is funded by the Tradition Ministry by a scheme supporting the restoration of cultural monuments.
Due to the continuing reconstructions, this yr’s season at Strečno Citadel ended sooner, on October 11.
“Citadel excursions would have been very restricted not solely due to the planning of an acceptable route, but in addition due to the noise on the development website,” stated Katarína Repáňová, who manages the fortress. She added that Považie Museum in Žilina, below which the fortress falls, is engaged on a brand new exhibition on the fortress within the meantime.
“We imagine we’ll reopen the gates of the fortress for all lovers of medieval historical past,” Repáňová concluded.
The centuries-old fortress well-known for the story of Žofia Bosniaková, a “saint” from Strečno, is a sought-after vacation spot for its spectacular views and numerous occasions held right here, however fortress guests additionally set out on a wooden raft adventure on the River Váh working beneath the fortress or biking and climbing journeys within the surrounding hills.
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