New pictures of Krásna Hôrka Castle reconstruction published

KRÁSNA Hôrka Castle in south-eastern Slovakia is being reconstructed and repaired after a devastating fire in March 2012. Currently, reconstruction of the roof has finished, while approval is pending.

(Source: SITA/SNM)

SNM estimates that visitors will be allowed to return to the castle by the end of 2017 or the beginning of 2018. After a provisional covering of the castle, it has now been roofed with inflammable red burnt roof-tiles (Vienna style), while parts of the roof and all six turrets are covered with copper. Before the fire, the roof was made of wooden shingles, Korzár regional daily wrote.

 

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