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Daugavpils Fortress

Daugavpils Fortress is a unique cultural and historical architectural monument of national importance. Daugavpils Fortress is also considered as the last bastion-type fortress in the world that has been preserved without any significant alterations since the early 19th century.

Slutiski Village and Old Believers’ Rural Courtyard

Slutiski Village is authentic inhabited village, where visitors can get acquainted with the unique culture and household of Old Believers in Latgale. Slutiski Village was included in a State protected cultural monument list in 2016.

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is a multifunctional complex of contemporary art, culture and education situated in the Arsenal building at Daugavpils Fortress. It is the only place in Eastern Europe where the original masterpieces of the famous painter and the founder of the abstract expressionism Mark Rothko can be seen.

Latgale Zoo

Here, in the artificially created jungles, visitors can see spotted pythons, spectacled caimans bathing in the sun, red koi carps swimming in the ponds, playful macaques and sugar gliders jumping in the lianas and other swimming, whistling, crawling, hopping and flying tropical creatures.

Silene Resort & Spa****

For accommodation Silene Resort & Spa offers comfortable villas with all modern conveniences, free Wi-Fi and individual parking, cozy rooms in our hotel, as well as equipped locations for camping. For more active leisure Silene Resort & Spa offers: a rope course “Lynx trail” with various obstacles, the 400-meter flight over the lake, paintball, “Bear Hunting” game and equipment rent(various elektroskooters and bicycles, boats, catamarans, water motorcycles and many others things).

The Museum of Military Vehicles

2 World War II military equipment private collection is unique in the fact that the objects are found in the former battlefields and skillfully restored. Here you can see Soviet army tanks, battle attack landing car, all-terrain vehicles, and other military vehicles guns and equipment units.

The House of Rainis in Berkenele

The childhood of Latvian poet, translator, master of drama, public and political figure Jānis Rainis (1865 – 1929) was spent here, in Berkenele Manor. There is opportunity to see expositions “Rainis and Berkenele”, “Nursery”. Museum offers a wide range of workshops and the opportunity to host seminars.

Daugavpils Theatre

The Daugavpils Theatre is one of the oldest professional theatres in Latvia. It is the only professional theatre in Latgale.

Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum

Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum is one of the oldest museums in Latgale, founded in 1938. Located at 8 Rigas Street, in a magnificent building constructed in 1883.

“Playday” Children’s Entertainment Centre

The biggest entertainment complex in Latgale with an area of more than 500m². Various entertainment facilities available for both children and teenagers. The entire playground is divided into zones where children of different ages can play together without interfering with each other. It is also possible to celebrate birthday parties in a separate room. There is a mini café available where you can have a snack or drink.

“Beibuks” boat rental

“Beibuks” boat rental offers wooden raft, canoes and various inventory rental for active rest. “Beibuks” organizes various events and outdoor sport games with an accommodation and catering. Transportation services to the start point, informational materials, tourist maps and guide services if needed.

The Skrinda family museum

Museum’s permanent exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of first national awakening members in Latvia – Skrinda brothers. There is an opportunity to participate in various thematic programs and local crafts workshops. Here offers the opportunity to taste latgalian traditional food “coma” local bread, honey and herbal tea.

Daugavpils Clay Art Centre

The centre offers the possibility to get acquainted with the cultural heritage of Latgale – ceramics and pottery traditions. This is the only place in Latvia where visitors can see and learn about the hardened Baltic raku ceramics which is being matured in fermented rye-flour liquid.

JuRita Mini Zoo

In Zoo you can meet alpacas, lamas, kangaroos, dwarf sheep and goats, ponies, donkeys, horses, rabbits and other animals

Leisure Park “Stalkers”

Well-equipped rest park is located in picturesque place on the bank of the Daugava River on the territory of Daugavas Loki Nature Park. It is possible to organize a wide range of activities in the park. There are children’s playgrounds, outdoor grills, tables, terraces, benches etc. Several tourist groups can visit the park at the same time.

The Exposition of Medical History

The exposition of Medical History is located in Daugavpils Medical College. This is the only one exposition in Latgale that reflects the theme of the history of medicine.

Central Beach of Lielais Stropu Lake

Central Beach offers a wide choice of leisure activities for everyone – a pedestrian route for walks, which is illuminated at night, a bicycle path for cyclists, an open area for sports activities with the outdoor exercise equipment, a free beach volleyball court and other. A unique lake pontoon construction is available for visitors of the beach. The construction consists of the lake promenade, the 25-meter outdoor swimming pool with 4 lanes, jumping tower and children’s swimming pool.

Stropi Active Rest and Sports Track

The active rest and sports track is located in the Daugavpils Stropi forest. The length is approximately three kilometers (1.1 km – elevation, 2.8 km – plain).

“Daugavpils Tarzāns” Adventure Park

In Daugavpils, near Lielais Stropu Ezers lake, there is a  tourism attraction – adventure park “Daugavpils Tarzāns”.  Obstacle park is suitable for children as well as for adults for active leisure. It will be interesting for both children and adults, since the tracks are tailored to different interests. The park consists of 9 obstacle tracks with different degrees of difficulty. 

Daugavpils Bat Centre

Daugavpils Fortress is a place where the second largest in the Baltic States hibernating bat colony inhabits. The fortress walls with a high humidity, as well as a special microclimate in the fortifications create favorable conditions for dwelling.  Exposition of the Daugavpils Bat Centre is located in the lateral room of the Niсholas Gate in Daugavpils Fortress.

The promenade on Bruģu Street on the bank of the Daugava River

On the right bank of the Daugava River, in the vicinity of Gayok district the Bruģu Street promenade has been built.  It is aimed at giving the streets a new, functional look and meaning. After completion of the Bruģu Street promenade, Daugavpils city acquired a new, facilitated area for strolling and enjoying the splendour of nature.

House of Traditions

It is possible to learn about the Latvian folk traditions by working practically, participating in workshops and classes in the House of Traditions. Traditional Latvian festivities are celebrated here, folk craft workshops, exhibitions, training sessions on playing folk musical instruments, seminars on traditional Latvian festivals, games and dances, as well as dance evenings, conversations and discussions on preservation of intangible cultural heritage are held here.

Central Park

Central park in modern park with numerous flower beds and plants is a real jewel in the heart of the Daugavpils city.

Daugavpils Olympic Centre

Visitors of the centre can use 25 m swimming pool with 6 lanes, depth 1.35 m – 1.85 m and 12 m x 6 m small swimming pool, depth 0,95 m. For relaxation, the excellent solution is the spa zone which additionally offers the sauna, steam bath and massage baths to combine with a refreshing swim.

Esplanade Rest Park

Esplanade Rest Park is the first bike park in the Baltics covering an area of 4 hectares in the urban environment. This park includes a variety of areas – a skatepark, an asphalted cycling track, an adventure trail and a children’s area. The park is multifunctional and is adapted for 8 different vehicles – mtb, bmx, street, balance bike, skateboard, longboard, roller skates and scooter.

Lielais Stropu Lake

Lielais Stropu Lake is the largest water body in Daugavpils that attracts many holidaymakers during the summer season. Every year International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) designates a Blue Flag Award for high environmental and quality standards to Central Beach of Lielais Stropu Lake.

“WATER LAND” Water Amusement Park

The “WATER LAND” Water Amusement Park is located in Rugeļu Reservoir. Rugeļu Reservoir is located just 4 km from the Daugavpils city centre and is a popular place for recreation.

“Orange Bowling” Entertainment and Recreation Complex

Entertainment and leisure complex “Orange Bowling” invites visitors to enjoy modern bowling with 10 lanes and world famous brand “Brunswick” equipment. “Orange Bowling” welcomes guests to play air hockey, billiard and various non-gambling games.

Art Studio “Putra”

Art studio “Putra” is an artist’s Oksana Vronska graphic workshop established in cooperation with forging studio “Edgara Vronska kalēju studija”. Visitors are invited to attend various graphic technique lessons and demonstrations. Graphic lessons develop dimensional imagination, creative thinking and fantasy, and helps to bring into life interesting ideas.

Olimpija Sport Complex

The Pearl of Olimpija is Speleoclimatic chamber with a magnificent microclimate, made from salt layers, which over 250 million years ago. Offers: 25 m swimming pool, bathhouses, salt bathhouse, bio-bathhouse and hot tubs-spa. 

“Virogna” recreation complex

In “Virogna” recreation complex You can enjoy a bathhouse or fishing, go for a ride on a boat or a water bike, or just sit by the lake and spend a night in comfortable houses surrounded by the pine forest. There are also wide possibilities to organize sport and recreational activities for companies and organizations of up to 400 people.

Recreation place “Višķezers”

It is located on the bank of lake Viski and offers recreational facilities: accommodation, sauna, banquet hall, sports ground, camping and campfire sites, well-maintained beach, boat, catamaran and bike rental.

“Sanmari” Children’s Cafe

Colorful cafe specially designed for children, where every child will feel like in a fairy tale. Children’s menu with a wide range of dishes is available. Business lunch is available from 12 pm to 3 pm. Organisation of children’s banquets for up to 15 people.

“Funny Land” Children’s Entertainment Centre

“Funny Land” Children’s Entertainment Centre is one of the biggest children’s entertainment centres in Latgale with an area of 350m2. The centre is located within a short driving distance from the city centre and 300m away from the public transport stop. The parking for 20 cars is available nearby.

Salon Antique “Housevintage”

The salon offers to view and purchase historical furniture, dishes, clocks a.o. interior objects from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Family Digital Activity Hub of Latgale Central Library

Family Digital Activity Hub is a great place for recreation and entertainment with family and friends. Digital Activity Hub is the place to explore the technology of the 21st century.  A wide range of entertainment is available: board games, developing and educational books and hub’s technological equipment –interactive bicycle ride, virtual reality glasses, kinetic quiz collection, Xbox One games collection.

Raptors park

The park is for relax and walk, where everyone can get acquainted with different birds and animals.

Boat trips on Daugava River with a “Sikspārnis” boat

“SotKajak Daugavpils” offers boat trips along Daugava River with a “Sikspārnis” boat. During the trip, passengers can see the Unity Bridge, Daugavpils districts, Daugavpils Fortress and get to know the biological diversity of the river and its coasts.