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Old World War II Bunker to Turn into Wine Shop to Help Boost Tourism in Turopolje

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Artists plans of new centre, which will an include underground wine shop (photo: VG-TB)

An old bunker built around the time of World War II in Turopolje, situated between Zagreb and Sisak in central Croatia, is set to be restored to help boost tourism in the small culturally-historic region...

The underground bunker, which was used for a long time by locals as a cooler, will turn into a wine shop, and also a place which will be used to promote Turopolje wines, rakijas and other agricultural products from the area.

Also on the site, which is located right behind the Turopolje museum, a tourist information centre, cafe, and multi-purpose hall will be constructed.

Turopolje museum

Turopolje museum

“Permits are expected to be issued by the summer, with work starting on the new complex in the autum,, Milada Mesarić from the Velika Gorica Tourist Board told Vecernji list, adding that the expected completition date is summer 2016.

(photo / Velika Gorica Tourist Board)

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