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“Nicholas Gates – a door to the past” – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress

  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
  • “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”  – new historical exposition in Daugavpils Fortress
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Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre presents new historical exposition – “Nicholas Gates – a door to the past”, which is located in Nicholas Gates in Daugavpils Fortress.

Historically four gates were built in Daugavpils Fortress but only Nicholas Gates different from the others with their unique external appearance and the presence of side rooms. In the past, these side rooms were used as a guardhouses and short-term prison rooms.  But nowadays they have also found application. A souvenir shop and a Bat Centre have been located at the gates for several years. The other empty rooms of the gates were turned into a small historical exhibition where large number of artifacts can be seen. History enthusiasts will be able to find many interesting things there. The exhibition includes fortress plans, Soviet army uniforms, a collection of historic bricks and trim, historic windows and doors of civilian buildings and fortifications, and more.

Working hours:
 The exhibition at the gate is open every day from 10.00 until 19.00. In order to visit the exhibition please visit Daugavpils Fortress Culture and Information Centre (5 Nikolaja street) and purchase a ticket.

The entrance fee:
1 EUR for adults; 0,50 EUR for pupils, students, seniors and persons with special needs.