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Daily life of ancient Latgalian in Araisi dwelling site, Latvia

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This reconstruction portrays an Iron Age dwelling and workshop of a Latgalian jewelry maker.

  • Ferenc Szedlak about 1 year ago
    I was there. Very interesting place.
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    A: Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    di Vil Muhametshin, 10 metri di distanza

    Ancient Latgalians at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    B: Ancient Latgalian settlement at the Araisi lake, Latvia

    di Vil Muhametshin, 10 metri di distanza

    Excavations carried out in Araisi revealed ancient Latgalian settlement, dating back to the 9-10th ce...

    Ancient Latgalian settlement at the Araisi lake, Latvia

    C: Ancient Latgalian kids at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    di Vil Muhametshin, 20 metri di distanza

    Ancient Latgalian kids at Araisi lake dwelling site, Latvia

    D: Traditional Latvian cooking at Araisi summer feast, Latvia

    di Vil Muhametshin, 140 metri di distanza

    Traditional Latvian cooking at Araisi summer feast, Latvia

    F: Irbites3

    di Kaspars, 3.8 km di distanza

    Irbites3

    G: Irbites2

    di Kaspars, 3.8 km di distanza

    Irbites2

    H: Amatciems Irbites

    di Kaspars, 3.8 km di distanza

    Amatciems Irbites

    I: Sport field near water tower (1934)

    di Gunars Kanbergs, 5.6 km di distanza

    Hotel Eglaines with it's own bathhouse in an old water tower (built in 1934). The panorama is taken 4...

    Sport field near water tower (1934)

    J: Fountain

    di Jonas Nosalis, 6.6 km di distanza

    Līvu Square Location: On the crossroad of Līvu and Riga streetsServices: Town's original market squar...

    Fountain

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