Aizkraukles Rajons Travel Guide

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Koknese

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  • Bus or train

    Koknese Transportation

    You can get to Koknese by train or by bus. It is located on the way from Riga to Daugavpils or Rezekne, so if you are going this way and have a time you can stop there for few hours or a night. But keep in mind that not all of the buses or trains going this route have a stop in Koknese.

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  • The castle ruins (pilsdrupas)

    Koknese Things to Do

    The castle was built in 1209 by Albert, the Bishop of Riga - the most successfull of Crusade leaders in 13th century in Baltics. During the next centuries the castle belonged to Archbishop of Riga (who had his own feodal state in Livonia), various his vassals and also Livonian Order when it was in state of war with Archbishop of Riga. Even one of...

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  • Sport games are favourite things

    Aizkraukle Sports & Outdoors

    In Aizkraukle there is a stadium (in 2005 municipality bought stadium from NGO, at the moment it starts to develop), 2 sports grounds and 3 gym-halls at schools, several sports grounds for leisure time activities, 2 grounds for beach volleyball, private ice hall, private manege and swimming pool. There is possibility to develop water sports (racing...

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  • Place of contrasts: old times and new...

    Aizkraukle Favorites

    Aizkraukle is really one of the newest towns of Latvia, it began in the sixties as the village of Stuchka, which housed the builders of the nearby hydroelectric power plant of Plavinas (the biggest Hydroelectric power plant in Baltic states). Eeven if town is built in 20th century 60ties, there can find some historical things (like castle ruins of...

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