State refurbishing Visegrád Castle

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Visegrád Castle and its surroundings will be refurbished under the government's "Visegrád 700" program, Government Commissioner Gergely Fodor said, according to napi.hu.

The castle's renewal, combined with cultural, tourism, and transport development projects, is scheduled to be completed by 2035, the 700th anniversary of the 1335 Visegrád summit of monarchs of the region.

He noted that the castle was a major tourist attraction in the Danube Bend and said that the refurbishment would open a new era in its life.

State Secretary Eszter Vitályos said the government would ensure continuous funding for the investment, to the tune of a few billion forints a year.

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