Cultural places

 
The building was constructed as cinema in 1953, in 19th of March 1989 for the flag of Latvia was raised. The cinema, which is colored into bright blue-green, still has the name “Komjaunietis”. The nearby buildings also are decorated with soviet union slogans, like “Миру - Мир!”, “Слава Труду!”
 
GPS: 56.093900, 27.539019

 

On 5th May of 1943 not far from Bukmuiža, not far from Altenieku village, near bridge partisans encountered enemies ambuscade. From 10 meters distance nation`s betrayers - policemen and Germans - opened fire and Jānis Baško, who was in the front line, was  impaled by whole submachine gun.

GPS: 56.162154, 27.645229

In the centre of Dagda is located a monument called "Mourning Mother" (sculptor A.Veinbaha, born 02.09.1923 in Zirņi, Saldus district). The sculpture is dedicated to the victims of communism. The monument was set up in 1996.

GPS: 56.0938408, 27.5419450

There is an obelisk in memory of the soldiers (in center of town) where 162 soldiers are buried.

GPS: 56.094095, 27.537627

DSC 0652TICDagda historical center. Interesting objects are the old houses on Skolas street  from the early 20th century , built of red brick. They are called “the trading houses of jews”.

Phone: +371 656 81420; +371 25727379

 GPS: 56.094977, 27.541357

 

ebreju kapi miniOld Jewish Cemetery is an architecture monument since The Second World War. Old tombstones were mounted in period from the beginning of 19th century until 80ties of 20th century. In outskirts of the cemetery, two obelisks were built in honor of 1941 German Nazism victims.

 Phone: +371 656 81420

GPS: 56.1002574, 27.5379900

Memorial stone of philosopher Konstantīns Raudive is mounted in Barinauci village, at the place where Konstantīns Raudive home used to be. 

GPS: 56.028421, 27.715713