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Restoration prizes go to Csáky Palace and Orava Castle chapel

THE CSÁKY Palace at Kaštieľska street in Bratislava's Prievoz and the St Michael Chapel at Orava Castle won the main prizes in the first year of the Cultural Monument of the Year competition organized by the Ministry of Culture. The winner in the Renovation of Immovable National Cultural Monuments category was selected by a jury, while judges gave out the three awards in the Restoration of Movable as well as Immovable Monuments category.

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