Groun im Winsgau: The remains of a submerged village emerge from South Tyrolian Lake

Groun im Winsgau: The remains of a submerged village emerge from South Tyrolian Lake

Usually only the church tower comes out of the water, but now they are in. Sudatiroli To see the old remains of the submerged village again. Due to maintenance work, water was extracted from the Reschensee at Graun in Winshgau. As a result, the ruins of a flooded village in the 1950s were again brought to light, as stated by the Reschenpass Tourism Association. Work was going on for the last few weeks.

Many people know the lake because of the staircase of the sunken parish church of St. Catharina, which comes out of the water. The unusual location was also the main location for the mysterious series »Curon« – as Grun im Vinsagou is said to be in Italian – which debuted last year. Netflix Was first seen.

Viewers posted pictures and videos of the partially walk-in remains of the village on social media. In the case of some ruins, the walls or staircases of the house may still be built, with rusted components surrounding it.

More than half a century ago, the villages of Reschen and Graun were flooded to create a reservoir for the hydroelectric station. At that time more than 160 houses were blown up and flooded. The monument remained only a 14th-century church tower for security reasons. The villagers had to wander.

Formerly, the water level at Lake Reschen was already lowered for maintenance. In 2009, the church tower at St. Katharina was to be restored in several weeks. The officers had taken out the backwaters for the duration of the work.

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