The town of Stropkov in north-east Slovakia wants to make the tower of the local sanctuary accessible to the public. Stropkov mayor Ondrej Brendza believes that it will help to develop tourism in the region.
“We have archaeological research, all necessary permits and a preliminary agreement with the owner, the Roman Catholic Church,” said Brendza, as quoted by the TASR newswire.
The government gave a sum of €60,000. They wish the project to be completed by spring 2020.
One older church
The tower is 37-metres high and it is necessary to reconstruct the stairs, the wiring and to build wooden stairs on the upper floors.
21. Aug 2019 at 22:54 | TASR, Compiled by Spectator staff