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Ruins of the Rezekne Castle Hill

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Good and interesting place to visit. Nice panoramic views. Close to the Tourist information center. Worth it.

Rēzekne Castle ruins are located in the centre of the city. The castle was a strategically... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Ana C
Moscow, Russia
Nice Ruins

These ruins are the remnants of the Livonian Order castle in the city center. It's a good place for... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Jurmala, Latvia
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Castle Ruins, situated on the hill by the river are the reminders of the ancient fortified residence of ancient Latgalians which existed there from the 9th to 13th centuries. At the end of the 13th century Livonian castle was built (Rozitten...more
Krasta iela 31, Rezekne 4601, Latvia
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

One monument of history.One of the seven hills of the city.Nice view all around and beautiful walks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

One of the must see items in Rezekne on the top of a hill. Has nice view over the river and the city

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Latvian_dude
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I recommend it! It is something to see. And one can enjoy the contrast between the contemporary building Zeimuls opposite the ancient ruins of Rezekne castle. When I visited it with my girlfriend, it was a nice sunny weather and there was even a Big...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Anaskoi
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Rēzekne Castle ruins are located in the centre of the city. The castle was a strategically significant object that was desired by Russians, Lithuanians and Poles, but at the end it was totally destroyed by Swedes. Originally, there was an ancient Latgalian wooden fortress on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Ana C
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoy history as much as the next tourist, but this is an attraction I would not go out of my way to see. If you are in Rezekne, you might as well check it out, but it won't take you more than 20 minutes....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

These ruins are the remnants of the Livonian Order castle in the city center. It's a good place for a walk. There is a beautiful view on Cathedral.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MadGM
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Excellent view to the city of Rēzekne from the castle hill ! "Zeimuls" and "Gors" just near the castle , there You could fill real Latgale without any interference .

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Aivars K
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Nice view and very interesting building next to them. I recomment to visit with a guide. There was a smal handicraft shop about 500 m away, near Mara statue, this place was great. A lot of natural staff.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Miia50
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

went there with a student group. nice view above the city, highly recommended when there is good weather. bring some Picknick and enjoy a nice panorama.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Lucas B
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Very nice view on the city including modern building Pencil. Tourist information nearby is very helpful

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank BigShef
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