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Daugava's Road

Daugavpils - Slutiski

Tourist attractions

  • The Daugavpils Fortress  - This is almost the only fortress in Northern Europe that has been preserved since the first half of the 19th century.
  • The Daugavpils Pellet Factory  - This is a unique example of industrial heritage – the only open munition factory in the Baltic States.
  • Baznicu (Church) Hill  - This is the highest point in the southern part of Daugavpils.
  • The Naujene castle hill  - The Naujene castle hill is on the steep bank of the Daugava River, is up to 25 metres high and has two valleys on its sides.
  • The Slutiski village - The Slutiški village is a very ethnographic village with a layout and buildings typical of the Latgale region, complete with decorated windows and facades. The Slutiški Old Believers House features a museum focusing on the cultural environment and traditions of the Old Believers.
Accommodations Taverns
Distance driving 30 km

A tour of the Daugavpils fortress will take at least a couple of hours. The bullet factory can only by toured in the company of a guide, and the tour takes an hour to hour-and-a-half.