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Kevele Springs

Other references to the location
5 km direction NW from Town Auce, 3 km direction W from the Auce - Biksti road, at the foot of the hill, 0,5 km direction N from "Dzirnavnieki" home, 200 m direction S from the pit.
lat=56.4827, lon=22.8230666667
56° 28' 57" N, 22° 49' 23" E

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relatively easy accessible set of springs, the popularity of which has spread much more nowadays than in the ancient days. There are many legends and stories devoted to the springs, most of which were written in the old days. Still there are reasonable grounds thinking the place is a former cult or at least a mythological site. The individual springs come out of a stone wall, merge and in the form of a large stream flow away through a small ditch into the forest.


The springs are often also called "the King's Springs"; still the origin of this title is unclear yet. Probably, this title was created already in the modern times.

The set of springs is a nice place attracting many visitors as a natural, mythological site and, most important, as a source of a good drinking water. People come for the drinking water from nearby an
Easy accessible by roads.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
Signs and an information stand at the springs. There is no tourism infrastructure in the vicinity. There are stone steps and a small bridge at the springs. A little further there is a facilitated resting area with a table and bench, and a trash bin.
Local info
There are signs leading to the springs. The springs have several names - the King's Springs (Karalav
10 - 40
Legal Status
Property of State
Probably, a cult site also nowadays. The site is well known also by Lithuanians. Water extracted from the springs is used for commercial purposes.

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