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Plavinas Devil's Stone

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
Town:
Plavinas
Other references to the location
In the central part of Town Plavinas, 11/13 Daugavas Street, in a closed, private courtyard.
Coordinates
lat=56.6132, lon=25.712
56° 36' 47" N, 25° 42' 43" E
Description

Dimensions of the stone: 4,0 x 2,9 x 1,3 m, circumference - 10,6 m, volume - around 7 m3. Large-grained, very much cracked granite.

Narrative

It is said Devil had sat on the stone and

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had looked at the animals digging the River Daugava.

Attraction
Hard to access, since it is located in a closed courtyard. Although the owners are welcoming, mass visits could be bothering. A kennel and a fierce dog are right next to the stone.
Availability
Access is partly complicated.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
Neat and well-managed courtyard, but larger tourism groups should not be brought. Town Plavinas: several churches and memorial sites, several castle mounds, accommodation and catering sites, shops, and other tourism infrastructure.
Local info
No information.
Capacity
0 - 9
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Private
Comments
First described by: Jakubenoka L. Mythical landscapes and nature objects on Daugava riverbanks in Aizkraukle district/ 2007.

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