Object name:
Viļaka Castle


Added by:
Renita Allen

Add date:
2020-12-08 10:54

Object description

Viļaka Castle is a castle in the historical region of Latgale, in eastern Latvia. The castle is located close to Viļaka town, on an island in the Viļaka Lake. Built by Archbishopric of Riga in 1342 as a wooden castle, rebuilt as a stone castle after 1516. The castle was destroyed in 1702 during the Great Northern War. The outer walls are 1.6m thick, remaining fragments of the walls are up to 2 meters high.

Viļaka Castle
Viļaka Castle

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