5 Sights in Daugavpils, Latvia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Daugavpils, Latvia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Daugavpils, Latvia.

Sightseeing Tours in Daugavpils

1. Daugavpils Fortress

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Daugavpils Fortress, also known as Dinaburg Fortress or Dvinsk Fortress, is an early 19th century fortress in Daugavpils, Latvia. It is the only early 19th century military fortification of its kind in Northern Europe that has been preserved without significant alterations. The construction of the fortress began in 1810 by decree of Tsar Alexander I of Russia, in the atmosphere of increased tension before Napoleon's invasion of the Russian Empire in 1812. Construction of the fortress, due to Napoleon's invasion, lengthy delays, serious floodings and slow construction work, was fully completed only in 1878.

Wikipedia: Daugavpils fortress (EN)

2. Svēta Pētera ķēdes Romas katoļu draudzes baznīca

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Daugavpils St. Peter's Chains Roman Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic parish church of the Diocese of Rezekne-Aglona, Metropolitan of Riga. The church is located in the city center of Daugavpils, Rigas street 39. It is one of the four Catholic churches in Daugavpils, an architectural monument of national importance.

Wikipedia: Daugavpils Svētā Pētera ķēdēs Romas katoļu baznīca (LV)

3. Daugavpils Vecticībnieku Pomoras Baznīca

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Daugavpils Old Believers' Church, also the Old Believers' Church of the First Parish of Daugavpils New Building or the Old Believers' Church of I, is one of the six Old Believers' churches in Daugavpils. It is located in the city of Daugavpils, Church Hill, Pushkina Street 16a.

Wikipedia: Daugavpils Svētā Nikolaja vecticībnieku baznīca (LV), Website

4. Daugavpils sinagoga

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Daugavpils Synagogue is currently the only functioning synagogue in the city of Daugavpils (Latvia). Before World War II, it was one of the city's 45 active synagogues and prayer houses. It is located in the city center at 38 Cietokšņa (Fortress) Street.

Wikipedia: Даугавпилсская синагога (RU)

5. Svētā Aleksandra Ņevska pareizticīgo baznīca

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The Church of Alexander Nevsky is an Orthodox wooden church in the name of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky in the city of Daugavpils (Latvia). It is located in the old garrison cemetery near the Dinaburg (Daugavpils) fortress.

Wikipedia: Церковь Александра Невского (Даугавпилс) (RU), Website


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