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God's or the Money Hill

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
Town:
Jelgava
Other references to the location
In a forest located within Jelgava City boundaries, behind the former dumping area, at the end of the street "5.linija".
Coordinates
lat=56.672, lon=23.649
56° 40' 19" N, 23° 38' 56" E
Description

The shape of the small hillock, which is also called Diana's Hill, Money Hill or the God's Hill, was definitely changed due to human actions. It is enclosed by a 2m wide ditch, which limits access to it from all sides. The small plateau is overgrown with trees, there are pits and

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beaver' dams, very uneven. The low elevation of the hillock is untypical to castle mounds.

Narrative

According to legends a castle drowned in the hillock. The name "Money Hill" refers to hidden valuables. Probably an ancient cult site. The significance of the hillock shall be further studied.

Attraction
Small.
Availability
Rather hard to access.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
Access is hindered by the former dumping site and the thick forest. No tourism infrastructure in direct vicinity. Nearest city - Jelgava (~4 km away), where there is all kind of tourism infrastructure, hotels, catering sites, sightseeing objects, etc
Local info
No information.
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Property of State
Comments
The location was called the Kamseli Forest in former times. Nowadays people do not know the name of the forest.

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