Zemgales 1, Ilūkste, Ilūkstes novads, Ilūkstes nov., LV-5447
Phone: +371 65462580
The Roman Catholic Church in Ilūkste was built in 1816. for Katrin Zīberga money and it was given to members of Uniat(e) Church. In 1861. the church turned to Orthodox, but started from 1920. it is again in catholic parish use.
Vabole parish, Daugavpils region, Daugavpils nov.
Phone: +371 65471009. Mob.phone: +371 28213377
For Vaboles district is characteristic that here was and also now is the biggest number of crucifixes in Latvia. After 20. century 40.years a lot of them were destroyed. From the 44 crucifixes are stayed only 29. In the 80. - 90. the people of village started the restoration of crucifixes. In 1998. Skrindu museum restored 2 crucifixes for the resources of Ministry of Culture. Thanks to fund of Cultural Capital the work on the restoration of crucifixes continues.
Atbrīvošanas aleja 87/ 89, Rēzekne, LV - 4601
Phone: +371 64623500
The building of the church was finished in 1936. The church was dedicated to the Virgin of Pain (the central altar). There are icons from the beginning of the 20. century. In the churchgarden is the statue of the Virgin Fatima. The souvenirs can be bought during the church services or public holidays.
Baznīcas iela 3, Balvi, Balvu nov., LV-4501
Phone: +371 26388774
It was built in 1797. Church renovation was made in 2004.
Izvalta, Izvalta parish, Krāslava Municipality, Krāslavas nov., LV-5652
Mob.phone: +371 28856787
The first wooden church in Izvalta was built in 1625. In the 18th century it was rebuilt and the bishop of Livonia Antons Ostrovskis sanctified it in honour to St. Michael archangel. In 1896 the present church of Izvalta was built. For visiting church please book in advance!
Puškina iela 15, Kārsava, Kārsavas nov., LV 5717
Phone: 371 657 33558. Mob.phone: 371 26528282; 371 29327265
The wooden Catholic Church was built in 1741, near is new, beautiful church more bigger and more poweful, which in 2003. October 5. opened the doors for congregations.
Alejas iela 2, Dagda, Dagdas nov., LV 5674
Phone: +371 65681420; +371 29583026
National architectural monument. Here can be visited works of art :altars, organ, pulpit, sculptures, Helzenu counts family monument, etc.
Between Rigas and Parades Streets, Daugavpils
Phone: +371 65422818 (Daugavpils TIC). Mob.phone: +371 26444810
Domes iela 1, Līvāni, Līvānu nov., LV 5316
Phone: +371 653 81885. Mob.phone: +371 28603333
museum of crafts
Lielborne, Saliena parish, Daugavpils region, Daugavpils nov.
Lielbornes master's house is now very uncared. From the others astate buldings are stayed also the old castle and houshold buildings. From the near mill are stayed only ruins. In the print album of V.Z. Stāfenhāgens is seen view of Lielbornes estate. In this time master's house consists of three parts -old castle, connection parts and new castle. The old castle could be building of 18. century. It is two storied with steep gabled roof. On the facade are seen pilasters. The connection part is one-storied. Then follows building, which was built at the beginning of 19. century in the style of Classicism. The projection with triangle gable and balcony above porch give accent to the centre of the house. On the front of building curls the way. Its side is fenced, but not far is prospect place, because from the high mountain, where was placed the centre of estate, is beautiful prospect over the fields, farmers' houses and Daugava. These beautiful places mentioned also H. Heine in his itineraries.
Šķilbēni, Šķilbēnu pagasts, Viļakas nov., LV-4587
Phone: +371 645 46277
It was built at the and of 19. century. It is stayed the landlord house, the park of estate.
Vecslabada, Istras pagasts, Ludzas nov., LV 5748
Phone: 371 657 29507. Mob.phone: 371 26370730
In 1908. built the church, monumental stone building in Russian style. It is the biggest Orthodox Church of countryside in Latvia.
Kultūras laukums 6a, Viļāni, Viļānu novads, Viļānu nov., LV - 4650
Mob.phone: +371 26572230
The complex of abbey was built after traditional Bernardians abbey, with the atrium. It is one of the rare architectural monuments of such style from the 18. century in Latvia.
Dviete, Dvietes pagasts, Ilūkstes nov.
Phone: +371 65475434, +371 65422818
Dvietes Sv. Staņislava Kostkas Romas katoļu baznīca (St. Stanislavs Kostka Roman Catholic Church in Dviete) was built in 1864 in baroque style for landlords Kazimirs Plāters - Zībergs money. It is architectural monument of great importance in Latvia, one of the magnificent religious interiors of baroque style in Daugavpils region.
Slutiski, Naujene parish, Daugavpils region, Daugavpils nov., LV-5462
Phone: +371 65471321. Mob.phone: +371 29468988
Chervonka, Vecsaliena parish, Daugavpils nov.
Phone: +371 65475870
Červonkas (Vecsalienas) estate castle was built in 1870. It has Neogothic style and is placed in park, which was made in 19. century. It is very beautiful building with dynamical and difficult komposition - real fairytale's castle. The building ends with ridged roof. Its plastic makes rhizolithes, mezzanines, tower. The details are made very carefully. They are various and successsfully add expression of spatial solution. For example, window openings are sharp-bow, segment-shaped, rectangular and round. Different is also its decorative arrangement and position on the facade. They are classified into two, three and four, sometimes is seen arcade. The big halls and the second floors round windows decor are connected. They are three impressive sharp-bow arches, supported on the pillars, what makes this part of the facade special. There is seen stained-glass window of baron cabinet and big hall with pompous ceilings. Near the castle and estate construction is a huge park, 3 ha big with at least 14 exotic species of trees. ***Dear tourists and travellers, we would like to let you know that Vecsaliena castle (Chervonka castle) roof's restoration works are taking place in Vecsaliena parish of Daugavpils region. Works will continue until October 2016. At this moment, approximately 2/3 of castle's facade are "hidden" from the eyes of visitors behind building constructions.***
Brīvības iela 30, Krāslava, Krāslavas nov., LV-5601
Mob.phone: +371 26783660
Built in 1789 as a catholic chapel of St. Vincent hospital. In 1856 a piece of land was bought from count Platers in order to begin construction of a new church. The old St. Yuri church was torn down and a cross was put in the place of the demolished altar. Construction of the new church was finished in 08.09.1859 and it was consecrated in honor of Our Lady’s patronage. It was meant originally for both Orthodox and Old-believers. In 1867 it was consecrated as an Orthodox church. For visiting church please book in advance!
Medumi, Medumi parish, Daugavpils region, Daugavpils nov., LV-5460
Mob.phone: +371 22347026
It was built in 1937. - 1940. It is interesting, that bell - tower is placed at a distance from the chapel. The church - book is in the list of protected cultural monuments in Latvia. It comes from 1608.
Mežciems (Garnizon cemetery), Daugavpils, LV-5400
Phone: +371 65422818 (Daugavpils TIC)
Subate, Subate, Ilūkstes nov.
Phone: +371 65463357. Mob.phone: +371 28604244
The historical centre of the town Subate is included in the list of town planning monuments of national value. The sights of the town : the building of the N part of marketplace in Subate, the buildings with the even numbers on the Brīvības steet, Brīvības street 100 m in the direction of NW from the 28. house, the avenue in the direction of SE to the lake, the line in the direction of E over the lake to the Baznīcas street 41, the buildings of the side with uneven numbers on Baznīcas street, the buildings of the side with even numbers of houses on Ilūkstes street, avenue from Ilūkstes street 10 to Pētera street 1, the line in the direction of NE till the corner on E of previous Jewish cemetary, the borderline E and N of cemetary, the line in the direction of NW over the alke till Upes street 24, the line in the direction of W till Ziemeļu street 4, the buildings of the side with even numbers of houses on Ziemeļu street, the buildings of the side with uneven numbers of houses on Domes street 49 till Tirgus place. More information : www.visitdaugavpils.lv