Posts tagged as Sigulda Castle

Sigulda Castle reconstructed and ready to dazzle

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ambitious reconstruction work has been completed at Sigulda’s New Castle. The door will be opened for visitors in summer if the epidemiological situation allows, Latvian Radio reported April 7. In the renovated castle, for the first time, there will be an exhibition on the history of the castle and Sigulda, while concerts and literary readings are planned in the exquisite halls. The castle has been rebuilt several times, but over…

Sigulda Castle loses interior details in fire

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A fire in the RERE Meistari workshop has destroyed historical interior details dating back to the 1930s from the New Castle in Sigulda , according to the State Inspection for Heritage Protection on February 19. As it turns out, the fire happened in July 2019, but the company overseeing the restoration work, RERE Būve 1, only informed the Sigulda district municipality half a year after the incident. The company said…