One of the pearls of Latgale - Ruins of Ludza Medieval Castle

In 1399 German crusaders built a powerful fortress on the hill between Small and Big Lakes of Ludza. The three-storey stone building with 6 towers, 3 gates and 2 castle-fronts. The castle was built from grey stones and red bricks, decorated with black glazed bricks. The castle-hill is one of the favourite walking places in the town, there is a splendid view over the town from the hill. Of course, there are several beautiful legends about the castle, its prince and bewitched princess.

3D excursion! We invite you to have a walk around the ancient castle area. Using modern technologies, you can move in the space and time and to see virtual reconstruction of the castle in a tablet.


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