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Sightseeing

Information has been updated at 18.09.2018, 16:29

Daugavpils delights the inhabitants and visitors of the city with many cultural and historical objects, such as Daugavpils Fortress, the historical centre of the city, the old wooden buildings in Vecā Forštadte (Old Forstadt) and the Church Hill in Jaunbūve district.

Inseparable treasures of the city, which occupy a large part of the city’s territory, are available for sightseeing and relaxation: forests (1630.5 ha, 7 forest parks) and public waters - 12 lakes (Lielais Stropu; Mazais Stropu; Šūņu; Lielais Trijkārtu; Mazais Trijkārtu, Zirgezers, Plotičku, Stropaka; Gubiščes; Bezdonkas; Torfjankas; Porohovkas); two artificial reservoirs (Esplanādes; Ruģeļu); three ponds (Ruģeļu, Vītolu street, Valkas street), 5 rivers (Daugava, Laucesa, Meļņička; Čornaja; Šūņupe), Stropu canal, Mežciems water spring.

There are many picturesque places in the territory of the city – riverbanks and lakeshores, forests, forming the background of buildings, as well as specially landscaped territories – parks and squares.

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