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Ielīcas Ethnographic Farmstead

Thus the buildings reflect a 300- 400 year long period in the development of Latvian construction traditions. This unique farmstead includes a full set of the buildings typical of this district.

In the construction of a number of buildings, only one tool was used – an axe. Thus the buildings reflect a 300- 400 year long period in the development of Latvian construction traditions. This unique farmstead includes a full set of the buildings typical of this district: a dwelling house, a bathhouse with a room for hired workers (unfortunately, this cannot be viewed now because it burnt down and is waiting to be reconstructed), a cattle-shed, an outhouse, a stable with storage rooms for fodder, a cart-house and a cellar.

The layout of the buildings is the yard system, typical of northern Vidzeme. The buildings have preserved many ancient construction details – stone corner support foundation, plastered round timber log walls with intersecting corners, log pediments, a constricted construction roof, round timber floor and ceiling.

Festive celebrations and sports events can be organised in the area. It is possible to stay overnight in the dwelling house or tents that visitors have brought with them.

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Coordinates:
57.658260, 26.000519
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Valka district, Vijciems parish, Ielīcas
+371 29461673
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Tourism Object Services: 
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Tourism Object Features: 
Free parking
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Last updated: 
30.09.2014