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A List of Latvian Castles. Every famous castle from Latvia has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today. Spanning a period of 900 years during the middle ages, castles come in many styles of architecture and design. Despite their differences though, they all have one feature in common-- they are fortified. Castles are defensive structures specifically built to withstand attack in the medieval world. Technologies such as arrowslits, murder-holes, and moats further improved their capabilities. Castles finally fell out of favor with the advent of gun powder, as offensive technologies, such as canons, rendered castles largely obsolete.
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  1. 1

    Aizkraukle Castle

  2. 2

    Aizpute Castle

  3. 3

    Alsunga Castle

  4. 4

    Al?ksne Castle

  5. 5

    Bauska Castle

  6. 6

    Bornsminde Castle

  7. 7

    Bramber?e Manor

  8. 8

    Burtnieki Castle

  9. 9

    C?sis Castle

  10. 10

    Daugavgr?va Castle

  11. 11

    Dinaburga Castle

  12. 12

    Dobele Castle

  13. 13

    Dunalka Old Manor

  14. 14

    Dundaga Castle

  15. 15

    ?dole Castle

  16. 16

    Emb?te Castle

  17. 17

    Gaujiena Castle

  18. 18

    Grobi?a Castle

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    Jaunpils Castle

  20. 20

    Koknese Castle

  21. 21

    Krimulda Castle

  22. 22

    Krustpils Castle

  23. 23

    Lielstraupe Castle

  24. 24

    Lielv?rde Castle

  25. 25

    Ludza Castle

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