Alsunga Castle

Alsunga, Latvia

The first stone castle in Alsunga was built in 1372, starting with the central part of the southern wing. The authorised representative of the Livonian Order, who was subject to a higher-ranking official in Kuldīga, lived here. The guard towers and other parts of the castle were gradually added between the 15th and the 18th century. The Baroque castle with its two towers is quite impressive. Institutions in the building are the Alsunga Administrative District Council, a museum, a tourist information centre, and others.

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Pils iela 1, Alsunga, Latvia
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Founded: 1372
Category: Castles and fortifications in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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