Object name:
Dinaburga Castle


Added by:
Lacey Rousseau

Add date:
2020-12-08 10:53

Object description

Dinaburga Castle , also known as Vecdaugavpils or Vecpils, is a castle located in Naujene parish east of Daugavpils, in the historical region of Latgale, in eastern Latvia. It is strategically situated on a high bank of the Daugava River. It was built between 1273 and 1277 by the Livonian Order, and destroyed by Russian troops before 1577. Nowadays, fragments of the foundation are exposed.

Dinaburga Castle
Dinaburga Castle

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