“TheCeļotājs” –
Priekule Town Sights in Courland
    
 
   
Priekule Castle Manor – ANNO 1797 –
Lat: N56.43920, Lon: E021.58109
Aizputes iela 1, Priekule, LV-3434 
 
  
 
The Priekule manor castle was built a century later than the abovementioned Swedish Gate; in several sources it is mentioned to be the year 1797. In the second half of the 19th century the castle was repeatedly reconstructed. The famous architect Max Bertschy had worked there. An extensive castle renovation took place, the front stairway, the balcony for the exit of the second floor and the 3 castle observation tower was built. At the moment Priekule secondary school is situated in the castle which has renovated the castle cellars with thick concaves. During the time of awakening the flag of the Republic of Latvia was raised in the castle tower, and it has become a symbolic gathering place
every year on the 18th of November, on the birthday of the Republic of Latvia.
 
 
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