Skaistkalne Church

Skaistkalne, Latvia

The Roman Catholic Skaistkalne Church (dedicated to Our Lady) was completed in 1692 and 1698. It is one one largest rural churches in Latvia and an early Baroque style masterpiece. It was one of the first Baroque style churches in Latvia.

The icon of Our Miraculous Lady – the Protectress of Latvian Families – is found in the side altar of Skaistkalne shrine, people, especially newlyweds and families have prayed for generous mercy here, and their prayers have been answered.

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Founded: 1692
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Swedish Empire (Latvia)

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anonymous gang (2 years ago)
Very beautiful and peaceful place!
Kristaps Kalnozols (2 years ago)
The church was open and open on Saturday morning. The building is very spacious and visually attractive from the outside. Located at the top of the hill, where you can drive freely.
JĀNIS LĪCIS (2 years ago)
A place surrounded by the Grace of God !!!
Edgars Svetins (3 years ago)
One of the most beautiful churches in Latvia, an excellent pilgrimage destination.
Peteris Rikans (4 years ago)
Nice 19.century Church on border with Lithuania. Good for pray and short visit
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