Wednesday, 22. May 2013 - 07:05
04. 01. 12. - 16:00
Two English couples have scheduled their religious wedding at the Ice Church which is being built from Balea Lake blocks of ice, at an altitude of 2,000 metres in the Fagaras Mountains, Romania.
Work has started on the Ice Church near the Ice Hotel at Balea Lake, in central Romania.
The Ice Church is expected to be ready by the end of the month, Adelina Grigoroiu, representative of the Ice Hotel, said.
The church is a copy of an old church from Malancrav village, Sibiu county, central Romania, where Prince Charles had a former manor renovated and has since put it up for rent to guests. The guesthouse in Malancrav, Laslea commune, is registered to the "Mihai Eminescu Trust" Foundation, whose patron is Prince Charles.
The church, which is being built for the sixth year, will be around 100 square metres in size and it will accommodate around 50 persons inside.
Priests from several Christian churches will participate at its opening and sanctification.
The church, made of blocks of ice extracted from Balea Lake, will be open to visitors for free, events are also scheduled there.
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