Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic, Poprad

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Pamiatkový úrad Slovenskej republiky, pracovisko Poprad
Contact: Iveta Bujnová (f) Manager
Sobotské námestie 1745, 058 01 Poprad-Spišská Sobota, Slovensko
421 (0) 52 2451 111, 421 (0) 52 2451 121
421 (0) 52 2451 855

Monuments Board - logoThe Poprad branch office of the Prešov Regional Centre of the Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic is is a field department which carries out the state supervision of the protection of monuments on the territory of districts of Poprad and Kežmarok. The Spišská Sobota area of the town of Poprad is its seat.

Its main function is to direct the activities of the citizens in saving, renovating, restoring and correctly using 763 immovable and 854 movable cultural monuments and conservation areas on the territory of the districts of Poprad and Kežmarok. It adopts measures to eliminate shortcomings in the protection of monuments and provides professional and methodological assistance to 65 municipalities and six towns in registering their historical monuments. It also elaborates materials for territorial planning documentation of the state administration authorities and if necessary it provides for the temporary storage of movable cultural monuments. It participates in research projects targeted on the cultural heritage of this attractive region of Slovakia. Editorial, promotional and educational activities constitute a significant part of its work.