Kandava Castle Ruins

Kandava, Latvia

Kandava settlement was first mentioned in 1230 in a peace treaty between the residents of Riga and the residents of the Abava valley in Courland. A military castle was built around 1257, but it was gradually dismantled over the years and now only its foundations can be seen in a town park. The oldest remaining structure is a guard tower built in 1334 and later used for gunpowder storage.

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Pils iela 4, Kandava, Latvia
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Founded: c. 1257
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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Alice (2 years ago)
Its beautiful, well made.
Klara (3 years ago)
Beautiful miniature of the castle. What's more it has a nice location- right in the neat nice park.
Preetha Ramachandran (3 years ago)
This miniature castle is in Kandava, Latvia. It's a beautiful must visit park.
Madara Zala (5 years ago)
Place nice and good for kids. From the top of the hills beautiful views!! Enjoy the walks .?
Pauls Lukss (5 years ago)
One of the most interesting sightseeing places in beautiful Old Kandava Town. You can have a laid back park experience in the place of old Medieval Castle Mound
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