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Dakterleja's Holly Spring (Dakterlejas svētavots)

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Kurzeme
Town:
Dundaga
Other references to the location
In Dundaga, on the right bank of the Pāce River, at the lower part of the hillside of the river valley's main bank, 300 m north of the Dundaga Central Square - Crossroads.
Coordinates
lat=57.5116017, lon=22.3493617
57° 30' 41" N, 22° 20' 57" E
Description

A well-known spring with good and

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favourite among people water. The flow of the spring or debit is 1 litre per 3 seconds.

Narrative

The Dundaga's Doctors' Practice used to take water from the spring for making medicine (hence the name Dakterleja (Doctor's Valley). Nowadays people drive to it for water from broad surroundings, even from far destinations.

Attraction
Average
Availability
Easily accessible. There are no information signs.The object is located in direct encirclement of the house buildings. A well-facilitated path leads to the spring from the nearby homestead. Access is made easier also by a specially built up bridge.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
A parking lot on site, a path leading to the object and a good bridge across the river. The outflow place of the spring is facilitated with wooden boards, concrete plates, and stones around the spring, as well as a wooden bench at the spring. The ter
Local info
There is no information stand on site
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Municipal property
Comments
It should be established yet for how long the spring has been called a holy spring, whether it had been called so before the doctors' practice or only after the spring water had been used for making medicine.

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