The area of Ložmetējkalns (Machine Gun Hill) is unique because it is full of the evidence from the World War I and the Christmas battles. Today Ložmetējkalns has become a symbol of heroism and it serves as a memorial to the Latvian Riflemen. Every year, at the beginning of January, memorial events are organized at Ložmetējkalns.

There is a watchtower 27 metres high, offering visitors beautiful panoramic views and the sights where the Christmas battles took place.


Valgunde parish, Jelgava district
Soviet and military heritage

Location and sights nearby


Valgunde parish, Jelgava district