Site Engineering: conservation, restoration and exhibition of late antiquity and medieval fortress Kaleto in the Turluka area, the city of Smolyan and construction of pedestrian access.
Conservation, restoration and exhibition of late antiquity and medieval fortress Kaleto at the open cave, village of Koshnitsa and construction of pedestrian access.
Employer: Smolyan Municipality
Contractor: Consortium Arhica – PSPS DZZD, leading partner and contractor: PSP EOOD
Started on: April 27, 2013
Completed: August 01, 2013
Total value of the contract: BGN 1 154 004.00 VAT excluded
Sub-sites are registered as cultural monuments of local significance.
Sub-site № 1: Antique and medieval fortress "Kale" area Turluka, Smolyan – Making of a detailed design for all sections in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the conservation, restoration, exhibition of archaeological values and construction of pedestrian access to the site. Conservation along the entire length of the fortress wall; at some places, the walls were strengthened or rebuilt. Exhibition through a guided route along the fortress wall, and a panoramic landing in the southwestern part of the fortress.
Sub-site № 2: Late antiquity and medieval Kale fortress in passage cave with. Basket - Prepare detailed design for all parts in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the conservation, restoration, exhibition of archaeological values and building a pedestrian approach. Activities for conservation and restoration include: The fortress wall was cleaned, studied, preserved and restored with stones fallen from it and solder similar to the original mortar. There was conservation of the wall along the entire length and. The restoration was carried out with archaeological material from the site / collapsed from the original construction stones / and solder similar to the original mortar.
For the purpose of exhibition a guided path was set up whose route is consistent so that the visitor can get acquainted with the site in all its depth. The trail passes outside the fortress. Due to the large displacement of the locations there were ladders built and safety railings and handrails installed.