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Uldevena Castle

Uldevena Castle is a twelfth-century ancient Latvian wooden castle, erected based on materials obtained from archaeological digs.

This castle is not a replica of a specific castle mound; when erecting its protective walls and residential buildings, samples of structures found at various locations were used (Mežotne, Talsi, Rauna, Tenīskalns, Jersika castle mound, Riga village, etc.), thus creating a general, ideal-type castle mound of Baltic chiefs. Here one can view homes with small smoke rooms, potters’ and blacksmiths’ workshops, view replicas of clothing, and obtain extensive information on life in ancient Latvia in the late Iron Age.

It is possible to stage an ancient Latvian wedding ritual.

Coordinates:
56.717243, 24.799748
An alternative description

Lielvārde district, Parka iela 3, Lielvārde
+371 29465792
Languages Spoken: 
Price (adults): 
3.00 €
Payment Methods: 
Cash
Admission Fee: 
Paid

Children under 13 – € 1.50

Tourism Object Services: 
Workshops
Souvenirs
Guide service available
Tourism Object Features: 
Free parking
WC
Access for disabled people
Last updated: 
02.05.2015