In the forest, on the right bank of Daugava – River of Destiny Slutiski Village is situated. Latgalian Old Believers used to settle in Slutiski from the beginning of the 18th century, hiding behind the Markova Hillfort “back”. Visit the village, breathe fresh air and admire the landscapes of the Daugava River, find out more about Old Believers lifestyle and habits, as well as taste a meal in Old Believers’ style.
The route includes:
- a visit of the open-air exposition “Old Believers Rural Court”, getting acquainted with the culture and household of Old Believers, viewing the exposition of horse harnesses with a guide;
- a lunch in Old Believers’ style and getting to know why were these meals preferable among locals.
We recommend add the visit of Naujene Local History Museum, Vasargeliski Sightseeing Tower or Dinaburg Castle Ruins to the route.
Additional information and order:
Augsdaugava district municipal institution “TAKA”
+371 65476748; +371 29431360