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Dundagas pils (Dundaga castle)

A cache by Lauris_79 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/15/2010
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

[LAT] Slepnis atrodas pie Dundagas pils, kas ir lielaka Ziemelkurzeme.

[ENG] Cache is placed near Dundaga castle - the largest castle in North Kurzeme.

[LAT] Dundagas pils ir lielaka Ziemelkurzeme, turklat labi saglabajusies. Rigas domkapituls to saka buvet 13.gs. vidu, 1434.g. to nopirka Kurzemes biskaps, bet no 16. lidz 20.gs. ta piedereja muižnieku Maidelu un Ostenzakenu dzimtam. Dundagas pils divas reizes nodegusi un vairrakkart parbuveta, pedejo reizi pec nodedzinašanas 1905.g. Ar pili saistas daudz teiku, no kura pazistamaka ir par Zalo jumpravu.

[ENG] The largest and oldest castle in North Kurzeme. Its building dares back to the 3rd quarter of the 13th century. It was built by Riga Dome chapter for the economic needs. The castle was being built gradually. During the long existence period it has experienced wars, numerous changes of owners, several rebuildings. The castle has twice been on fire – in 1872 and 1905, though renovated and even enlarged. The castle obtained its present look before WW I, the interior of this period has partly remained on the second floor. There are many stories and legends connected with Dundaga castle – about dwarfs’ wedding and Green maiden, about the small shepherd etc. Today the castle is the cultural, recreation and tourism centre of Dundaga community. It houses Dundaga art and music school where the young citizens of Dundaga learn to play the piano, the accordion, the guitar and percussion instruments; make jewellery, ceramics, draw and paint. The castle provides an opportunity to stay overnight in the youth hostel, hire rooms for seminars, conferences, weddings, banquets.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[LAT]Fgnec 2. ha 3. Fvran.

[ENG] Orgjrra 2. naq 3. Jnyy.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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