The Vydrica project will transform Bratislava’s city centre near the castle

The area under the Bratislava Castle has been abandoned for decades.

A visualisation of the Vydrica ProjectA visualisation of the Vydrica Project (Source: Vydrica Development)

One of the most anticipated developer projects in Bratislava, known as Vydrica, is expected to change what the appearance the area beneath the Bratislava Castle.

“The aim is to refresh the project that will connect the castle with the waterfront and the Bratislava promenade with the castle,” said Juraj Rehák, chair of the board of directors of Vydrica company, as quoted by the Profit magazine.

The Vydrica complex will involve 450 flats, offices, shops, and premises for cultural events, occupying an area of 3.7 hectares.

The historical neighbourhood under the castle, where houses stood in the past but were demolished in the 1960s and 1970s, has long been abandoned.

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