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In order to stop the decline of the castle, Kaprun entrepreneurs joined forces in 1984 and founded the Burgverein. With equity, the Burgverein Kaprun acquired the castle as a rock property, the area around the castle as well as the driveway are still owned by the Gildemeister family, whose family spokesman is Count Medem. At the beginning, the rapid reconstruction of the castle and the goal of bringing the castle to the public for cultural events was the fastest possible. In the first years it took an enormous financial effort to rebuild the castle stone by stone and the attempt to make the walls as authentic as possible. This is what district architects in dipl. Ing. Hans Waltl, who gives the castle its present appearance with a lot of love and passion. Although the interior of the castle is far from complete, the many rooms are still being renovated tirelessly and with a high level of financial commitment.