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Medieval castle in Turaida - aerial view, Latvia
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The castle was constructed in the Brick Gothic style in 1214 under Albert, archbishop of Riga, on the site of the destroyed wooden castle of the Livonian leader Caupo of Turaida. Construction and development of the fortifications continued to the 17th century, when the castle started to lose its strategic importance. It was badly damaged by fire in 1776 and not reconstructed, and in the course of time fell into ruin.


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Uploaded: 31/10/2011
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Tags: aero foto; Латвия; 360 grādu foto; sigulda; rudens; turaidas pils; tornis; aerial; latvija
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