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History of city Ludza (Lucyn) region Latgale in photos

A small historical reference

Ludza - Ludza center of the region, situated on the east of Latvia, in Latgale. Surrounded by four lakes - Lielais Ludzas (Big puddle), Dunaklya, Zvirgzdenes and Runtortas. Fifth Lake - Mazais Ludzas (Little puddle) - in the city. All the lakes are interconnected by rivers and canals and channels. Date of first written mention - 1177. Before 1920 - the city Lucyn, Luzha. At the end of the XV century there was a castle of the Order of Ludza. In 1686 it was built a Roman Catholic church.

Attractions - Chapel of St. Thaddaeus (1738), post office (1929), the castle ruins Ludza (1559).

Ludza. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ludza. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ludza. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Ludza. Panorama of center city
Panorama of center city
Ludza. The train station, the beginning of the 20th century
The train station, the beginning of the 20th century
Ludza. The ruins of the castle Lyutsinskogo
The ruins of the castle Lyutsinskogo
Ludza. Latin Church
Latin Church
Ludza. View on lake
View on lake

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