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History of city Rezekne (Rozitten, Rezhica) region Latgale in photos

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A small historical reference

Rezekne - a city built on seven hills, is located in the east of the country, is "the heart of Latgale". Date of establishment - 1285, the first written reference to the XII century. Earlier name - Rozitten (until 1893), Rezhica. In 1285, Master of the Livonian Order Wilhelm von Shauerburg built a well-fortified castle of the great moraine boulders, calling it Rozitten.

Attractions - Synagogue (1845), the ruins of an ancient German castle Rozitten (1285), Latgale Culture and History Museum (1861), Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin (1846), the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1888), Old Believers worship house of St. Nicholas (1895).

Rezekne. Pharmacy G.A. Gruenberg
Pharmacy G.A. Gruenberg
Rezekne. Atbrivoshanas alley (Liberation)
Atbrivoshanas alley (Liberation)
Rezekne. Atbrivoshanas alley (Liberation)
Atbrivoshanas alley (Liberation)
Rezekne. Big Lyutsinskaya Street
Big Lyutsinskaya Street
Rezekne. Latgale avenue
Latgale avenue
Rezekne. Religious procession
Religious procession
Rezekne. Small bridge
Small bridge
Rezekne. On the shore river Rezhitsa
On the shore river Rezhitsa
Rezekne. The building works
The building works
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Monument Mare
Monument Mare
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Rezekne. River Rezekne
River Rezekne
Rezekne. The river Rezhica and bridge
The river Rezhica and bridge
Rezekne. Shops and brasserie
Shops and brasserie
Rezekne. Garden street
Garden street

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