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2017. gada 27. jūnijs
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Sightseeing objects in Koknese


You may start sightseeing by visiting Tourism Information Centre, 3 Blaumaņa street. You will be provided with all the necessary information on sightseeing in Koknese, Aizkraukle district and all Latvia. Souvenirs and tourist guides are available there.

Koknese Manor Ensemble


One of the buildings that has survived by now is the steward's house where the writer Rūdolfs Blaumanis lived during the years 1885 - 87. In commemoration of this a memorial plaque was unveiled in 1993. Another building is a stone - wall stable with a long red brick arcade in the centre. Today the building houses the Vidusdaugava Forestry.

Koknese Park


Stone Gateway of Koknese Secondary School, once was a gateway to the manor house. Sweeping around the ponds, the old road with stone posts will take you to Koknese park. It is a place where the change of seasons can be enjoyed to the full and anyone can learn about the cultural heritage and rare and protected species of plants and trees.

I. Gaišs Koknese Secondary School


I. Gaišs Koknese Secondary School was opened in 1965. I. Gaišs was an outstanding educator and the school was named after him. In the schoolyard one can see a memorial stone to the first Latvian school in Koknese, opened more than 300 years ago by Ernest Glūck.

New Palace


Today the once luxurious New Palace exhibits only its cellars and ruins of the foundation. The Palace was designed by the architect K. Neiburger in 1894 for the estate owner baron O. von Levenstern. During World War I the Palace was partly ruined and it was not restored later. In the year 1905 rebels locked up the baron and his family members in the cellars of the New Palace.

Stone monument "Pērse girl"


If you follow the path to the right, it will take you to the banks of the river Pērse where the stone monument the "Pērse Girl" was erected in memory of the legendary Pērse waterfall flooded in 1966.

Ring - shaped crosses and cast iron cannons


Descending from Jānis hillock (Jāņu kalns) down the path running along the Pērse bank you will reach the ring - shaped crosses and cast iron cannons of the Swedish times.

In 1947 a graveyard to the victims of World War II


In 1947 a graveyard to the victims of World War II was laid out in the park and 29 soldiers killed in the neighbourhood of Koknese were reburied there.

Koknese Lutheran Church


Going along the Daugava bank against the stream we reach the Koknese Lutheran Church, built in 1687. Pastor Ernest Glūck preached there during the years 1687 - 1702. The church is open daily in summer time. The big cast iron bell can be admired in the church spire. The interior has been decorated with pictures by the painter A. Dobenbergs.

Wooden Sculpture

 11m high wooden sculpture.

Koknese recreation centre

 Koknese recreation centre.

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