Nature Objects

Nature Objects

ubogovas akmens Posted 23.05.2014
The Devil Stone of Ubogova
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
Short description: The Devil Stone of Ubogova (Čorta kameņs). The cult place is situated in the Southern side of the village Ubogova 30m to the N NW from the cemetery of the village. According to the legend, there are ghosts so you shouldn’t walk there alone because they can trap you in the woods. The boulder is about 1.6 m high. The surface is smooth, without any cuts.
GPS: 56.5752314, 26.9236755
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Trūpu velna akmens Posted 23.05.2014
The Devil Boulder of Trūpi
Address: Viļānu pagasts, pie Trūpu ciema, Viļānu novads
T: +371 64628030
Short description: The Devil Boulder of Trūpi. You will notice the boulder on the left side of Rīga-Rēzekne road 800 m to the northwest from the bridge of Lake Malta and 1600 m to the South from castle mound of Piziči. The local people tell that the lightening divided the boulder into three parts. The boulder is an archaeological monument- cult place.
GPS: 56.5752314, 26.9236755
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sakstagala taka Posted 22.05.2014
Nature Trail of Water and Bog Plants in Sakstagals
Address: "Āboliņa mājas", Pedeļu ciems, Sakstagala pagasts
T: +371 29440655
E-mail: zaigagraudina@inbox.lv
Short description: A new nature trail of water and bog plants has been waiting for visitors in „Āboliņš” house. The blooming water lilies have been growing in the pond. There is Komarova lotus which was brought from the Far East. Coasts locate various green fern, loosestrife, willows and dogwoods. In the bog one can see andromeda, crowberries, leather leafs, bog bean, bog myrtle, round-leaved sundew and other moss species. GPS: 56.5467259, 27.1156471
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Zirga pēdas akmens Mākoņkalna pagastā ā Posted 21.05.2014
The Stone reminding the Horse foot
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
T: +371 64605075, +371 29256225
Short description: The stone reminding the horse foot is located not far from the stone called Velna pēdas( devil’s foot- eng). It reminds the print of horse foot.
GPS: 56.2832750, 27.3987309

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Zīleņu upurakmens Posted 21.05.2014
Zīleņu Sacrificial Boulder
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
Short description: Zīleņu Sacrificial Boulder. You will find it on Zelenpole Golden hill beside the escarpment. The boulder has an annular curvy. It was an ancient Latgalian cult place where people sacrificed to Gods, released themselves from the bad things and took a positive energy.
GPS: 56.2635558, 27.5098571
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Raznas_ez_no_Makonkalna (1152 x 768) Posted 07.05.2014
Mākoņkalns (Cloud Hill)
Address: Mākoņkalna pagasts
Short description:Mākoņkalns ( Cloud Hill), also called Padebešu kalns,is located near Lake Rāzna (249 m above the sea level). In 1252, on the top of the mountain the Livonian Order built one of the first fortifications in Latgale: the castle of Volkenbergs. At present one can see only the parts of the protecting wall. There is a picturesque view to Lake Rāzna.
X: 711415, Y: 6242127
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