Restoration of the former Benedictine monastery in Hronský Benadik to make it available to the general public and improve the tourism infrastructure

Project facts

Project promoter
The Roman Catholic Church, bishopric Nitra
Project Number:
SK05-0020
Target groups
Students,
Entrepreneurs
Status:
Completed
Initial project cost:
€598,459
Final project cost:
€598,101
From EEA Grants:
€ 432,128
The project is carried out in:
Banskobystrický kraj

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Description

The object of the project is a former Benedictine Monastery, namely Granary bastion having technical state defined as disturbed. At present, only the church is open for the public and not regularly. After implementation of the project it would be opened regularly and a complete tourist infrastructure would be built that is so needed for this historic site. The main objective of the project is to save this important cultural heritage for future generations and to make the premises of the Benedictine Monastery accessible to the general public. The Monastery in its monumental form represents a combination of various historic architectural styles which are in their indications also appear in its current form the monastery. It is mainly gothic /neo-gothic/, baroque as well as renaissance. The project focus on the restoration of Granary bastion within the monastery complex - its first aboveground floors, which allows public access to this cultural heritage monument and highlights its heritage value. The restored monument is expected to broaden the scope for cultural tourism, which positively impacts on the region.

Summary of project results

The aim of the project was to save the important part of national cultural heritage for future generations and make the premises of the Benedictine Monastery accessible to tourist, local inhabitants and general public. The object of former Benedictine Monastery, namely Granary bastion was in disturbed technical state before the project implementation. Within the complex, only the church was open for the public and not regularly. The mail activity of the project was the restoration of Granary bastion within Monastery complex of Benedictine Monastery (the first aboveground floors, which allovs public access to this cultural heritage monument and highlights its heritage value. During the project, 1972m2 of interior and exterior facades was restored, 845m2 of floor renovated and 22 windows/door renovated. After the project implementation the church is opened regularly and a complete tourist infrastructure has been developed for this historic site. The reconstruction of Granary bastion is going to extend the scope of the Hronsky Benadik for cultural tourism and it will have positve impact on the region.

Summary of bilateral results