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Mežītes pilskalns

The Mežīte Castle Mound


The Mežīte Castle Mound is one of the most picturesque mounds in Kurzeme. It was densely inhabited from 11th to 13th century. The site contains a rich complex of archaeological monuments: Mežīte Castle Mound, a large ancient town, a cult place – Idol Hill, three ancient burial grounds – Kapurkalns, Kalsenieki and newly discovered Mežīte burial ground.