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Sunday, July 14

Today is a name day for
Ritvars, Oskars, Anvars

Kalna Manor (hunting manor of Duke Jēkabs)

Address “Kalna druvas”, Birzgale parish, Ogre municipality
Phone +371 26542601

During the Duchy of Kurzeme, Duke Jēkabs established a hunting manor here. It is believed that the duke sent slender mast pines from here to build his ships. The roughly 350-year-old beater’s house still stands, but the place of the manor is marked by a large mantelpiece. The object is privately owned, visit must be booked in advance. Nearby you will find Kalna Manor resting area, Gāguļi big oak, Priedkalni Napoleon pine, Lauciņi linden, Vīksniņa river ring.