Vecdole Castle Ruins

Salaspils, Latvia

Vecdole Castle (Schloss Alt-Dahlen) was built in the early 13th century (before 1226 when it was first time mentioned). It was built as a vassal castle for the arcbishop of Riga and destroyed already in 1298. Today only ruins remain.

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Founded: ca. 1226
Category: Ruins in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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Dave Schofield (5 months ago)
Very moving experience, went on my own and was the only person there. Listen out for the heartbeat
Cristian Carbini (6 months ago)
Never Again!!! It's one of the most important memorial about Jewish genocide in Latvia. Children have to come here to learn what a man can do to another.
Преподобный Гомер (6 months ago)
Great memorial. Very emotional. Definitely worth visiting.
Nicolaj Dahl Andersen (6 months ago)
Fantastic place and memorial for the deceased during World War II. The place has a really calm and peaceful atmosphere, which inspired to think about the things in life that really matter. The respectfulness of the memorial statues and the information inside the building was intelligent and admirable!
Ilo Kse (7 months ago)
We took the train from Rīga to train station Dārziņi. Crossed the railway. Then passed the station building. On it's right side there is sign that shows direction of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble. We had to walk about 2km. The Ensemble is very impressive and well kept...There is also museum that shows the history, photographs and personal items ...
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