Krustpils Castle

Local nameKrustpils pils
LocationJēkabpils, Latvia

Krustpils Castle is a castle in Jēkabpils, Latvia. It is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Latvia. At the time of the Russo-Turkish War from 1877 to 1878, there was a camp for Turkish prisoners of war, many of whom settled here permanently. Here the Latgale artillery regiment was located. During the Second World War infirmary of the German army was located here. A military hospital of the Red Army was placed here after August 1944.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krustpils_Castle

Official Website http://www.ambermarks.com/_Pieminekli/GarieApraksti/JekabpilsRaj/Jekabpils/EKrustpils_vid_pils.htm

Address 216B Rīgas iela, LV-5202, Jēkabpils, LV

Coordinates 56°30'40.153" N 25°51'32.199" E

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