Architecture and History

Couronian castle mound “Bašķiņkalns”

Couronian castle mound “Bašķiņkalns” with nature pathway and stone labyrinth.
Ārlavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°22'41.041"N 22°41'1.165"E


Sabile Hillfort

Sabile Hillfort was established on the right-hand slope of the River Abava valley
Talsu iela, Sabile, Talsu novads
57°2'45.305"N 22°34'40.487"E


Vanagkalns

The Vanagkalns (Hawk hill) is an ancient cult place for our ancestors
Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°13'20.957"N 22°37'25.097"E


Heinz-Kupfer family cemetery and chapel

Zvaigžņu iela, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'42.767"N 22°35'16.865"E


Monument for revolution from 1905-1907

There is a monument for revolution of 1905-1907 against Russian Empire on hillock Leču (called by "Leču" house).
Brīvības iela, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'27.013"N 22°35'34.019"E


Milzukalns

Laucienes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°14'25.847"N 22°38'37.867"E


Tiņģere Manor

Tiņģere Manor, which has survived to the present day, was built in 1805 by St. Petersburg banker Johann Bach.
Tiņģeres muiža, Tinģere, Īves pagasts, Talsu novads
57°26'59.647"N 22°31'34.392"E

+371 63254055, 26324662
ive.parvalde@talsi.lv

Valdgale Windmill

Architectural monument of the state heritage. Located 3 km from Talsi.
Valdgale, Valdgales pagasts, Talsu novads
57°17'10.435"N 22°34'19.085"E

+371 26678889, 26378583

Neivakena (Virbi) Old–believer’s Church

The Old-believers settled down at Virbi already in 1908 when the construction of Rīga — Ventspils railway was completed.
Skolas iela 9, Jaunpagasts, Virbu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°7'30.097"N 22°39'2.045"E


Spāre Manor

Spāres muiža, Spāre, Ģibuļu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°12'40.597"N 22°17'14.629"E
http://www.gibulupagasts.lv/
+371 28620076, 28688563
tabitaspare@inbox.lv

Stende (Dižstende) Manor

Dižstende, Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°11'29.418"N 22°33'10.649"E

+371 26344889

Monument "Koklētājs"

Fabrikas iela, Talsi
57°14'29.828"N 22°35'44.214"E


Iģene Manor

From the top of the hill the Iģene manor roofs are looking down at the flat fields of neighbourhood.
Iģene, Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°17'53.668"N 22°49'38.298"E
http://www.igenesmuiza.lv
+371 26440279
nadina@apollo.lv

Krojvalki Medieval Cemetery or ‘Idol Cemetery’ (Elku kapi)

Krojvalki Medieval Cemetery or ‘Idol Cemetery’ (Elku kapi) lies in Laidze Parish, about 3 km south of the centre of Laidze, 100 m west of Krovalki (Krojvalki) Farm.

57°14'53.945"N 22°38'46.518"E


Iģene Evangelical Lutheran Church

Iģene church is one of thosenrare wooden churches that was built in the middle of then18th century and still successfully serves due to itsnprimary purpose
Iģene, Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°18'3.362"N 22°49'13.152"E

+371 26435630, 28741842

Sabiles Pre-Christian Cemetery

Sabiles Pre-Christian Cemetery lies on the eastern outskirts of the town of Sabile, on the left bank of the River Abava.

57°2'24.95"N 22°34'47.363"E


Andumi Oak Tree

The oak is 5.35 m in girth and 21 m high, with a crown measuring 25×35 m
Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°11'31.852"N 22°44'19.496"E


Vegi ancient

Abavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°4'43.558"N 22°28'17.339"E


The Home of the Family of Krišjānis Valdemārs

The Home of the Family of Krišjānis Valdemārs. In 1975 where the “Vecjunkuri” house once stood the memorial stone was unveiled to Krišjānis Valdemārs.
Valdgales pagasts, Talsu novads
57°18'53.514"N 22°26'13.978"E


Martin's Dzedru Evangelical Lutheran Church

The church is an elongated single-aisle building with a choir and a bell tower with polygonal spire. The furnishings of the church are simple.
Dzedri, Ķūļciema pagasts, Talsu novads
57°15'7.387"N 23°2'21.538"E

+371 28783552

Dārte Evangelical Lutheran Church

Nowadays Darte church is a small boulder building with some Classicism style features and ascetic interior
Dārte, Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°20'58.168"N 22°47'38.443"E

+371 29465844

Pedvāle Manor Complex

Pedvāle, Sabile, Abavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°1'59.804"N 22°33'58.54"E
http://www.pedvale.lv
+371 63252249, 29133374
pedvale@pedvale.lv

The Vandzene Manor Ensemble

Vandzenes skola, Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads, LV-3281
57°19'39.396"N 22°48'9.5"E

+371 63225081, 26113095
vandzenespamatskola@talsi.lv

Kāravkalns

Kāravkalns - castle mound in Lībagi parish.

57°12'26.41"N 22°36'20.675"E


Strazde Hillfort

Strazdes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°8'13.15"N 22°47'54.049"E


Stende Evangelical Lutheran

Dižstende, Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°11'34.019"N 22°33'58.079"E

+371 26809127

The Devil’s Stone of Odre

The Devil’s Stone of Odre is one of the most popular foot imprinted stones in Latvia, displays a clear foot imprint of a child and a calf or the Devil.
Laucienes pagasts
57°13'54.577"N 22°41'19.781"E


Nurme Evangelical Lutheran Church

Lauciene, Laucienes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°13'41.516"N 22°44'54.485"E

+371 26291909

Balgale (Balgallen) evangelical Lutheran Church

The present church of Balgale was built in 1807 on expenses of the first Carl Christopher von Lieven; it was consecrated in 1809
Balgale, Balgales pagasts, Talsu novads
57°9'39.211"N 22°54'34.585"E

+371 29422202

Strazde Manor

Strazde Manor, surrounded by a beautiful park, located near the Riga–Ventspils highway
Strazdes muiža, Strazde, Strazdes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°7'50.765"N 22°43'28.862"E

+371 20266761
inga.dombrovska@talsi.lv

The Collection of Fire-Fighting Equipment

"Rezidence", Vandzene, Talsu novads
57°18'48.406"N 22°46'45.955"E

+371 63291170
vandzene@navigator.lv

Talsi Hillfort

Talsi Pilskalns (Talsi Hillfort) is the beginning of everything and the soul of the town.

57°14'35.502"N 22°35'52.634"E


Ibatas Cemetery

Ibatas Cemetery or ‘Gold Hill’ (Zelta kalniņš) is in Strazde Parish, about 3 km east of Strazde Lutheran Church, 300 m north-east of Ilbatas Farm.

57°8'47.342"N 22°48'12.589"E


The Mežīte Castle Mound

Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°10'51.323"N 22°41'58.096"E


Bilavas ship setting or "Devils boat"

Bilavas ship setting or "Devils boat" - a burial site
Lubes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°25'29.312"N 22°41'33.374"E


Stone Brīvnieku graudberzis

At Lauciene elementary school there is an ancient tool for grain grinding – Brīvnieki graudberzis.
Lauciene, Laucienes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°13'37.686"N 22°45'3.254"E


Latvian Agriculture Museum

The Latvian Agriculture Museum’s collections introduce visitors to the agriculture tools, equipment and technology of the 19th–20th century
Celtnieku iela 12, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°13'54.314"N 22°33'58.691"E
http://www.llm.lv
+371 63291343, 29403183
llm@llm.lv

Old Times Museum

20 collections of different tools and signs.
Ventspils iela 44, Sabile, Talsu novads
57°3'14.677"N 22°33'42.163"E

+371 26513136
igocelms@gmail.com

St John Baptist Valdemārpils Ortodox church

Lielā iela 26, Valdemārpils, Talsu novads
57°22'29.698"N 22°35'30.696"E

+371 26096090

Basi werewolf stone

Basi werewolf stone - a cult site - is innthe eastern part of Vandzene Parish
Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°22'20.51"N 22°55'56.384"E


Clown Museum

K.Mīlenbaha 19, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'33.166"N 22°36'10.555"E

+371 28795187
ilze2009@inbox.lv

Stende Cultural Repository

Lielā iela 12, Stende, Talsu novads
57°8'31.69"N 22°32'1.507"E

+371 26314135
inta.ulmane@gmail.com

Birznieki ship setting or "Devils boat"

Birznieki ship setting or "Devils boat" - a burial site

57°21'54.184"N 22°41'4.949"E


Evangelical Lutheran Church Of Leprosarium

The small church of leprosarium (built in 1936-1938, architect Jūlijs Biķis) makes this hospital building complex a unique phenomenon among other hospitals of contemporaryEurope.
Stūrīši, Laidzes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°14'42.245"N 22°39'22.288"E


Galerija Art

Elita Blumbaha's "Galerija Art" offers paintings, tattos, body painting, henna drawings and art workshops.
Lielā iela 41, Talsi
57°14'39.937"N 22°35'48.678"E

+371 29122137
galerijatalsi@gmail.com

Seventh-day Adventist Church

In 1999 Talsi town became one church richer because the Seventh-day Adventist church was consecrated (architect Aivars Lācis).
Krievraga iela 3, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'55.604"N 22°34'58.332"E
http://www.talsi.adventisti.lv
+371 63224297, 29190406
talis.vilnis@gmail.com

Life circle in shadow of death

Memorial site ”Circle of Life, Shadow of Death” dedicated to the victims of the 28th June 1997 tragedy in Talsi (by sculptor O.Feldbergs).
Ezera laukums 2, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'42.587"N 22°35'29.267"E


Sārāji Pre-Christian Cemetery

Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°9'53.37"N 22°39'36.886"E


Art Garden "Nekurienes vidū”

"Vijolītes", Abavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°4'44.148"N 22°30'39.092"E

+371 27841827

Strazde Evangelical Lutheran Church

he little church of Strazde is among those churches that were built in the end of 16th century - it is a genuine masterpiece of church architecture.
Strazde, Strazdes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°8'14.701"N 22°44'4.78"E

+371 22020572

Pedvāle Open-Air Art Museum

Pedvāle Open-Air Art Museum is a cultural monument of national importance and is a part of the specially protected cultural historical territory – the Abava Valley.
Pedvāle, Sabile, Abavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°2'2.087"N 22°34'0.084"E
http://www.pedvale.lv
+371 63252249, 29133374
pedvale@pedvale.lv

Monument “The Green Sun”

Memorial to Latvian green forests made by sculptor V. Titāns.
Strazdes pagasts
57°8'33.266"N 22°44'26.408"E


Mill hill

It is believed to be a cult place for ancient Couronians
Akas iela, Ezera iela, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'47.144"N 22°35'33.443"E


Uguņciems Baptist Church

Jaunkūlas, Uguņciems, Vandzenes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°22'50.34"N 22°57'54.036"E

+371 63235718, 29819994

Talsi Regional Museum

In Talsi Regional Museum there are storage, history, art and nature departments
Mīlenbaha iela 19, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'32.795"N 22°36'10.638"E
http://www.talsumuzejs.lv
+371 63222770, 29102628
novadamuzejs@talsi.lv

Sabile Evangelical Lutheran Church

Already in the 16th century on the left side of Abava valley there was a church
Ventspils iela 4/6, Sabile, Talsu novads
57°2'48.516"N 22°34'23.952"E

+371 26578200

St. Arseny Orthodox Church in Ķūļciems

Pareizticīgo baznīca, Kūļciems, Talsu novads
57°16'8.238"N 23°1'39.439"E


Arlava (Erwahlen) Evangelical lutheran church

The earliest evidences of Arlava church can be found already in year 1383
Ārlavas pagasts, Talsu novads
57°24'9.716"N 22°34'8.159"E

+371 29145305

Lake Vilkmuižas

Krasta iela, Ezera iela, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°15'6.138"N 22°35'17.023"E


Dupurkalns

Dupurkalns – mound of worship and a place for shelter
Krasta iela, Valdemārpils, Talsu novads
57°22'36.674"N 22°35'42.511"E


Sabile synagogue

Strauta iela 4, Sabile
57°2'43.739"N 22°34'19.628"E


Lejaslāči Pre-Christian Cemetery


57°13'14.272"N 22°36'8.935"E


Memorial Room of Vilis Veldre (actual name Fricis Gulbis)

In 1988, in „Kalēji" house, Vandzenes rural district a memorial room of the writer Vilis Veldre was created.
"Rezidence", Vandzene, Talsu novads
57°18'48.571"N 22°46'45.03"E

+371 63291170
vandzene@navigator.lv

Monument for Krišjānis Valdemārs

Monument for Krišjānis Valdemārs – Latvian Maritime Founder, teacher in Sasmaka village
Talsu iela 1, Valdemārpils, Talsu novads
57°22'14.401"N 22°35'32.438"E
http://www.valdemarpils.lv

Nurmuiža Manor Complex

Nurmuiža Castle built at the end of the 16th century to head development of the local agriculture.
Nurmuiža, Laucienes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°13'36.725"N 22°45'39.481"E

+371 29171700 Andris, 28785676 Aldis

Lime-tree with 24 Stems in Poprags

Lime tree with 24 stems in Poprags.
Popraga dzirnavas, Laidzes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°19'59.239"N 22°39'9.695"E


Vicezu Manor

Vīceži, Lībagu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°12'47.588"N 22°34'41.567"E


Spāre Evangelical Lutheran Church

Spāre, Ģibuļu pagasts, Talsu novads
57°13'9.916"N 22°16'3.252"E

+371 29136203

Talsi synagogue

Kalna iela 5, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'44.909"N 22°35'45.762"E


Kaļķleju Sacred spring


57°9'7.956"N 22°50'14.024"E


K. F. Amenda Tomb

K. F. Amenda was buried in the place he once chose for himselfnin a southeast shore of the vicarage lake in Mācītājmuiža.
Mācītājmuiža, Laidzes pagasts, Talsu novads
57°14'30.282"N 22°38'56.249"E

+371 63223135, 26208929

Talsi Baptist Church

K. Valdemāra iela 32, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'49.715"N 22°34'59.646"E

+371 63223466

Valdemārpils Evalngelical Lutheran Church

Lielā iela 2, Valdemārpils, Talsu novads
57°22'14.689"N 22°35'34.019"E

+371 29132325

Talsi Roman Catholic Church

V. Ruģēna iela 6, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'36.942"N 22°36'2.02"E

+371 63222752, 22335072

Talsi Evangelical Lutheran Church

Baznīcas laukums 4, Talsi, Talsu novads
57°14'41.406"N 22°35'46.453"E
pilsetakalna.lv
+371 29392287, 63224251
ev-lut-talsi@apollo.lv

Valdemārpils Synagogue

Ezera iela 1, Valdemārpils, Talsu novads
57°22'12.148"N 22°35'33.828"E


Māras kambari (caves)

Māras kambari (caves) are naturally formed cave system on the right bank of sandstone outcrop in the Abava Valley Nature Park.
Ģibuļu pagasts, Talsu novads (ceļa posmā starp Sabili un Rendu)
57°4'56.824"N 22°21'59.209"E