Budapest (MTI) – The refurbished courtyard of the Thury Castle in western Hungary’s Varpalota was inaugurated on Wednesday, in a ceremony attended by Speaker of Parliament Laszlo Kover.

As a result of the refurbishment project, completed out of 142 million forints (EUR 465,000) in European Union funding, the Renaissance castle is now complete with a new paint workshop presenting ancient painting techniques, a screening room, as well as an exhibition hall with pieces of equipment of torture used in bygone centuries.

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“Those that embark on building castles nowadays are people planning for the long term,” Kover said in his address at the ceremony, and added that “one feels good in a community where people want to create something tangible; it is good to know that Varpalota is a place with such people”.

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Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

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