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Lake Zebrus and vicinity
Lake Zebrus is suitable for fishing and boat rides, but pedestrian paths and bike routes are erected in the vicinity. Relax at the beach, under the shed or take a look at vicinity from the sightseeing tower.
- visit the recreation complex "Niedras";
- rent a boat at the boat station of the SC "Latvian State Forests";
- try your luck at fishing;
- look at the vicinity from the sightseeing tower;
- take a walk at the beach;
- have a picnic near a log-fire.
About the area
The area is densely covered by woods and it has many interesting sites which can be reached along the pedestrian paths, by car or bike.
The area of this legendary lake is 412 ha, the average depth – 1,5 m.
The lake is popular among anglers.
Ezerlūķi castle mound
It is approximately 30 m high and is situated on the eastern bank of Lake Zebrus. It is a partly overgrown, separately standing hillock in the middle of a field.
In olden times a stately castle of ancient Latvians stood rising here.
Between Lake Svēte and Lake Zebrus about 20 m above the marshy vicinity rises Elku hill. Elku hill is considered to be the site of worshipping and sacrifice of ancestral gods.
Pedestrian and bike paths will take you also to Krievkalni, Big Vipēdes Lake, Slagūna school, Cibēni sacrificial and other original objects.