Markovas Mound is one of the smallest mounds in Latgale, a national archaeological monument. The mound is located on the gravel hill with a wonderful view of ethnographic museum of Slutišķi and Daugavas Loki National Park.
In the surroundings of Markova Mound, there is a 1.6 km long Markova cognitive trail. There are several objects located on this trail: Markova Cemetery, Markova Mound, Putānu Streem, Putānu Streem Boulder etc. There are a number of protected plant species, such as snowdrop windflowers and rolling hen-and-chicks.
Freely available to visitors every day.
Free of charge
Excursion offer “The Secrets of Augsdaugava”
Naujenes novadpētniecības muzejs, +371 65471321, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.naujenesmuzejs.lv
Preliminary reservation is obligatory!
The aim of this excursion is to give and insight to the Augšdaugava Landscape Protected Area and Daugavas Loki Nature Park, objects included in the route: Naujene Local History Museum, Vecpils Hillfort, Dinaburg Castle Model and a nature path, Vasargeliski Sightseeing Tower, Markova Cognitive Path, Slutiski Old Believer’s Village and exposition “Slutiski Old Believers’ Rural Court”.
Guide services – 7.00 € excursion for a group from 1 to 35 persons.