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Location of the Kalnziedi' Sacrificial Oak

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
County:
Aizkraukles
Parish:
Aizkraukles
Other references to the location
On the riverbank of Daugava, not far from the Aizkraukle History and

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Arts Museum in "Kalnaziedi", in the upper part of the valley, in an open area.
Coordinates
lat=56.5970888355, lon=25.2710684274
56° 35' 49" N, 25° 16' 15" E
Description

Only a few remains of the stem are left from the once large holy oak. These have burnt and barely stick to the place where the oak was once located. The oak recently perished, because fire was set to it many times.

Narrative

Story about an ancient sacrificial oak.

Attraction
Once it was an outstanding object, but now it is a cruel reminder of the result of damages to nature and heritage sites. The reminders of the oak indicate the former holy site, and once these are gone
Availability
Very easy accessible.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
There is a platform at the oak, from which the flooded Daugava valley is seen.
Local info
No information.
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Private
Comments
The remains of the oak are maintained by the staff from the Aizkraukle History and Arts Museum.

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