The military bunkers are odd-looking hummocks in Valka’s urban environment. They were built in 1970`s as strategic missile control centre for the Soviet Army, to relay messages in case of military threat . Only duty officers were on guard in the facilities and telephone switching station extending two storeys underground.  The entire area ...

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Initially, churchyard Jāņa Cimzes were set like Lugažu Evangelical Lutheran parish churchyard. In the 1881, when he died, he take a rest in this churchyard. Because of it- churchyard were called in his name.   For the money which devotes his students and fans in the 1887, the monument for him were made and mounted in a place where he take ...

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In 1919th the Latvian War of Liberation of the fallen Valmiera infantry soldiers Warrior cemetery. In 1922, october 1 the momunet was unveil. This is the first biggest artistic made monument in province of Latvia, which is build for memory to First World War and fights for freedom warriors, who fall down in battles. In 1925, it became an official monument ...

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The Second World War Cemetery for German soldiers. In this war in Latvia dead about 90 000 German soldiers, together in Latvia buried German soldiers are in more than 6000 places, where some of them are looking for and mortal remains move to these cemeteries.   In Latvian woods from 1941 till 1944 were buried 367 soldiers of German army. ...

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This memorial are devoted to the soldiers, which had been killed in the battle, in time of second world war ( 1941-1944).   The memorial is in the right side of Gaujas street. Completely, on the memorial plate of granite are written 414 warriors names. Memorial hold in own part of burial with group of sculpture, memory wall and eternal fire place, ...

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The construction of the church was completed in 2005 (the architect Lija Kukele). Before construction works, the land on which the church is situated was consecrated by the metropolitan of Riga. The funds were raised thanks to the congregation’s persistence. Parish consider that his church are protected by The Virgin of Iverskas. This church ...

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The building was constructed in 1902, as it is also signified by the inscription above the entrance. Initially, Martinš Udris (Uhder), a pupil of J. Cimze, a reverend and organist of the Lugaz congregation built the house for himself, but later he gave it to public use. Originally, the red brick building with white ...

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Court building is situated at the very beginning of Rīgas street near the Latvian-Estonian border. This building was the former dwelling-house of baron von Wrangel, built in 1845.   The building was rebuilt several times and was the Valka district court and also was used in the Latvian Bank Valka department needs.   Location: Rīgas ...

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When we arrive in Valka city, from Rīga side, in the place where stray Semināra street, we can see the administration building of Valka city council. This original and beautiful building has been built in 1909, by order of lawyer Afner.  In Soviet time in this building was war commissariat. Last rebuilding were made in 1995, that here may work ...

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The most talented children of the Valka Municipality in Latvia and the Valga County in Estonia study at the Valka Art School. You are welcome to go there and to learn about the results of the international co-operation project! Even if you are interested in art only a bit, you will not regret it! Despite of the different languages, children learn about ...

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The building was constructed from 1929 to 1930 by the  Project of  the architect from education ministry.   Around the school are made beautiful garden with extensive grassland, apple-garden and central statute- fountain.   In the other side of school building have stayed old remains of fortification.   Valka secondary ...

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The building of former elementary school is in the center of Valka, in the left side of Ausekļa street. This building was named Ādama Tērauda school, because he was a director of seminary to civil parish school teachers. He was impressive person in Valka in 20th – teacher , author of textbooks and activist of social life.   In the time ...

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Writer R. Eidemanis (May, 1895- December 6, 1937 ). The monument was opened in october 29, 1967 and author of  it is M. Lange. Roberts Eidemanis was born in Lejasciems.   In 1907, Roberts Eidemanis ended parish school, and then he set in Valkas science bias school. In his class, he was one of the best student. He was interested in science, ...

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Length 4,8 m, width 4,8 m, height till 1,5 m. Name “Valka` stone” to secular stone had given by researchers. Stone is cleaved probably for cemetery plates, so it has many cracks. Stone has a status “secular stone”, when its capacity is over 10 m3 and  Valka` stone has 18 m3.   Location: Varoņu street 50/52, Valka. GPS ...

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