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Dobele Evangelical Lutheran Church

The church was built in 1495 by an order of Wolter von Plettenberg, the Livonian Order Master. The church has been rebuilt for several times. The current steeple was designed in 1907. In 1995, on the 500th anniversary of the church new roofing was installed and outer walls – painted. 

The church is a home for unique artistic works. An altar piece “Golgotha” produced by H. Kiepert as a copy from the original altar piece by K. Arnoldi (1864) located in Kandava Lutheran Church, an epitaph by B. Bodeker dedicated to Philip Drachenfels (turn of the 16th/17th century), a grave plate for Anna Dorothea von Tiesenhausen (1648), base of a font (18th century), memorial plaque for the parish members killed in First World War and Latvian Liberation Battles (1925).

Dobele Lutheran Church is an architectural monument of national importance situated in the historical Market Square of the city centre.

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