She survived the centuries, she couldn’t handle the rain. The historic wall at the entrance to Prague Castle has collapsed and is awaiting special repair | Czechia

She survived the centuries, she couldn’t handle the rain. The historic wall at the entrance to Prague Castle has collapsed and is awaiting special repair | Czechia
She survived the centuries, she couldn’t handle the rain. The historic wall at the entrance to Prague Castle has collapsed and is awaiting special repair | Czechia
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According to architect Zdenek Lukeš, who has been working at the Castle since the early 1990s, the collapse of part of the wall is surprising. “The wall looked pretty good. Apparently there were some cracks in it, into which water flowed, which froze during the frosts, and it tore the wall,” said Lukeš to the Lidovky.cz server. The press department of the Prague Castle added that the masonry subsequently loosened probably after the recent heavy rains and strong wind.

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