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Drizumu Hill

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
County:
Viesītes
Parish:
Rites
Other references to the location
300 m direction SW from castle mound of Knavu Hill, around 800 m from River Suseja, aside of its valley.
Coordinates
lat=56.2246333333, lon=25.5261333333
56° 13' 28" N, 25° 31' 34" E
Description

Probable cult hillock attributed to Knavu castle mound; the hillock is overgrown with trees; well-seen hill. The pines on the hillock are with burnt stems, which allows concluding it being a result of a recent forest fire. The ground cover is already restored. At the end of the hill there are large, old pits from former digging works.

Narrative

No stories or legends. It is deemed and

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ancient cult site, considering other Selonian castle mound, to which there are attributed smaller hillocks as the probable ancient sites.

Attraction
Minor.
Availability
Rather easy accessible. No major obstacles. Access by feet by climbing a hill.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No tourism infrastructure in direct vicinity of the hill. Nearest town - Nereta. Nereta: small shops and sightseeing objects (mainly natural) - secular trees, secular stones, as well as architecture objects. Direction Akniste, 7 km from Nereta, ther
Local info
No information.
Capacity
10 - 40
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Private
Comments
In summer 2011 there was deadfall. From top of the hill by looking through the trees slightly scenic view direction valley of the River Suseja.

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