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Daugavpils Fortress Culture & Information Centre is open in weekends also

Despite several streets and buildings renovation works are in progress now in Daugavpils Fortress, it is one of the most attractive tourist objects and number of tourists is still high.

In 2012 since the first four months 404 tourists were served, but only in May – already 370: they were informed about the fortress history, running projects, future development vision, as well as touism materials were distributed and the first renovated building of the fortress – a former Water pumping house (Water tower) hosting the Culture & Information Centre now – was displayed to them. New interesting walking tours and attractions are under development now. You can buy nice souveniers from local craftsmen in the Centre also.

In view of tourist interest in the fortress on weekends, in order to be able to observe the Water tower with original water tank preserved here and get actual information, from mid-May to Mid-September Daugavpils Fortress Culture & Information Centre is working on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from 10:00 till 16:00, except public holidays. You can get here information in English, German, Latvian, Latgalian and Russian languages. In the event of planned excursion organized with a large number of participants, please notify the time of your coming to the Centre staff.Tours to the fortress can be ordered from the Daugavpils County Tourism Information Centre (phone: +371 654 22 818).


Additional information:

DaugavpilsFortress Culture & Information Centre

Nikolaja iela 5,Daugavpilscietoksnis,Daugavpils, LV-5401

Phone: +371 654 24043. Fax: +371 654 24042


Twitter: @Daugavpils_fort