Dinaburga Castle Ruins

Naujene, Latvia

Dinaburga Castle was strategically situated on a high bank of the Daugava river. It was built between 1273 and 1277 by the Livonian Order, and destroyed by Russian troops before 1577. Nowadays, fragments of the foundation are exposed.

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Skolas iela 1, Naujene, Latvia
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Founded: 1273-1277
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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Nikola kazuberna (6 years ago)
Saulainai pastaigai ideāla vieta..
Valerijs Pm (6 years ago)
Радует что историческое место не позабыто Науенской волости спасибо за сохранение истории! Единственный минус это автостоянка, она прямо на месте снесённого католического кладбища не думаю что все останки перезахоронены автомобиль ставить знающим об этом не хочется.
Elmārs Biele (6 years ago)
Nice place, nice view to river Daugava.
Matiss Grīnblats (6 years ago)
Labi izveidota taka. Kā arī nakšņošanas vieta laivotājiem.
Jekaterina Asta Zoniene (6 years ago)
Tikriausiai kažko įdomesnio.. Bet nieko- graži gamta, takas per upelio slėnį. Prasivedinti puiki vieta.
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