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.



Your name


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

More Information


4.8/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

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
Powered by Google

Featured Historic Landmarks, Sites & Buildings

Historic Site of the week

Aberlemno Sculptured Stones

The Aberlemno Sculptured Stones are a series of five Class I and II Early Medieval standing stones found in and around the village of Aberlemno. The stones with Pictish carvings variously date between about AD 500 and 800.

Aberlemno 1, 3 and 5 are located in recesses in the dry stone wall at the side of the road in Aberlemno. Aberlemno 2 is found in the Kirkyard, 300 yards south of the roadside stones. In recent years, bids have been made to move the stones to an indoor location to protect them from weathering, but this has met with local resistance and the stones are currently covered in the winter.

Aberlemno 4, the Flemington Farm Stone was found 30 yards from the church, and is now on display in the McManus Galleries, Dundee.