Located near the memorial house of Latvian poet Janis Rainis. The church was built in 1830. Its steeple is decorated with the ornamental weathercock - the oldest in Latgale (1649). There is a tomb of Rainis's German language teacher Bazener near the Lutheran Church. On the right side from Bazener's tomb is a cemetery place of Birkineli ex - landlord, baron von Hamilkar fon Felkerzam.
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Birkineli, Kalkune parish, Daugavpils region, Daugavpils nov.
Mob.phone: +371 29272200
55°49'7.5" N, 26°27'12.1" E
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In Birkeneles Lutheran Chruch tourist cemetery is seen ex Berkeneles (Birkeneles) evangelical lutheran Church (1830) building. The Church was built for count Fridriha fon Klopmana assets. Its steeple is decorated with the ornamental weathercock. The church, when soviet power took away it from parish, is not working many years. Near the church is a resting place of German teacher Bazeners, German teacher of J. Rainis. Bazeners worked as scoolmaster in Grivas German secondary school. On the right side from Bazenera cemetery place is cemetery place of Birkinelu ex - landlord, baron, Vidzemes landmarshal Hamilkars fon Felkerzams.