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This Is A Perfect Example Of How Not To Restore An Old Castle


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People on Twitter have been expressing their dislike of the building's redevelopment.

El castillo de Matrera (Cádiz) antes y después de su restauración. Menuda chapuza...

"Matrera castle (Cádiz) before and after its restoration. What a blunder."

Castillo de Matrera, Cádiz, siglo XIII. Cuando llamas a los albañiles en lugar de a los restauradores

Matrera Castle, Cádiz, XIII century. [This is what happens] when you call construction workers instead of restorers.

Qué mierda han hecho en el castillo de Matrera en Cádiz?? 😂😂😂😂 y nos sorprendimos con el Ecce Homo? 😂😂😂😂

"What the shit have they done to Matrera castle in Cádiz?? And we were surprised by Ecce Homo [the Spanish painting botched when restored by a member of the public]?"

However Spain's cultural heritage organization Hispanianostra responded by calling the project "absolutely terrible."

"No words are needed, you just need to look at the photographs," the organization said.

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