A small historical reference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).