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Bauska Peter's Stone

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
Town:
Bauska
Other references to the location
In the lawn at Kaleju Street 2. At the edge of the street.
Coordinates
lat=56.4069926, lon=24.1812650
56° 24' 25" N, 24° 10' 52" E
Description

Dimensions of the stone: 3,4 x 2,3 x 1,1 m, circumference 9,3 m. Red large-grained granite.

Narrative

Widely-known stone, described in many legends and

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stories. At the beginning of the Northern War it is said that the Russian Tsar Peter I and the King of Poland - Augustus II the Strong had had breakfast and had wrestled on the stone. According to another story the stone had been carried in a cart by the Devil.

Attraction
Good.
Availability
Easy accessible.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
There is a sign and a small information board at the stone. The stone is located in Town Bauska, where one shall find also a tourism information centre, accommodation and catering sites, shops, sightseeing objects.
Local info
Information is provided.
Capacity
10 - 40
Publicity
Popular
Legal Status
Property of State
Comments
Mentioned / described in many sources.

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