The dilapidated bell tower of the church of Kourouklata was taken down
Two huge cranes of the company “Chrysanthopoulos” from Patras, suddenly appeared yesterday morning in the courtyard of the church of Panagia Damaskini in Kourouklata, with the aim of “lowering” the dome of the bell tower, which was hit by the earthquakes of 2014 and had Their “trademark” is internationally.
In the whole “operation”, which is supervised by the Municipality of Kefalonia, an excavator takes part that “prepares” the ground for the work of the two cranes.
There were offers from experts for work in this direction, but later the view prevailed that the dome should be “lowered” and placed as an attraction in the village square, in the place “Pernari”.
It has not yet been clarified whether the new The dome that will be placed in the bell tower of Kourouklata will be made of the same materials (cement-irons) or will be metal in approximately the same design. The two cranes, because due to their volume can not They crossed the main road of the village, reached the Church from a road behind the village.