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Historical and old photos of Sigulda (german - Segewold)

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Historical and old photos of Sigulda (german - Segewold)

A small historical reference

Sigulda - center of Sigulda region, located in the central part of the country, on the River Gauja in the Gauja National Park. Date of establishment - 1207, when the Order of the Sword began construction of the castle Segewold (Siegwald Ā«Forest victory"). The eventful history has left around Sigulda castles and fortresses, the most important of which is the recently reconstructed castle Turaida (Treydensky lock).

Attractions - Turaida (Treydensky) castle (1214), the New Sigulda castle (1878-1881), the manor Nurmuyzha, bobsleigh track.

Date of foundation: 1207

History:

Population: 16 679

Sights:

Sigulda. Bobsleigh - Track construction
Bobsleigh - Track construction
Sigulda. Ferry
Ferry
Sigulda. Ferry
Ferry
Sigulda. House of Swiss type
House of Swiss type
Sigulda. Krimulda Castle, Latvian Red Cross sanatorium
Krimulda Castle, Latvian Red Cross sanatorium
Sigulda. Krimulda, Manor of von Lieven
Krimulda, Manor of von Lieven, Latvian Red Cross sanatorium, between 1922 and 1935
Sigulda. Pub, 1915
Pub, 1915
Sigulda. Villa Stahl
Villa Stahl
Sigulda. New Turaida Castle, 1940
New Turaida Castle, 1940
Sigulda. New Turaida Castle, 1966
New Turaida Castle, 1966
Sigulda. New Turaida Castle, 1966
New Turaida Castle, 1966
Sigulda. Panorama of the city, 1910
Panorama of the city, 1910
Sigulda. Panorama of the city, 1915
Panorama of the city, 1915
Sigulda. Turaida Castle
Turaida Castle
Sigulda. Turaida Castle Tower
Turaida Castle Tower
Sigulda. Turaida Castle Tower, between 1975 and 1985
Turaida Castle Tower, between 1975 and 1985
Sigulda. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Sigulda. Segewold station in the early 20th century
Segewold station in the early 20th century, perished during the War of Independence
Sigulda. Railway station construction, 1924
Railway station construction, 1924
Sigulda. Railway station
Railway station
Sigulda. Railway station
Railway station
Sigulda. Railway station
Railway station
Sigulda. Railway station
Railway station
Sigulda. Railway station
Railway station



Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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