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Devil's Oak (Velnozols)

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Zemgale
County:
Kokneses
Parish:
Kokneses
Other references to the location
On the left side of the road Koknese-Krape, fem metres from the carriageway.
Coordinates
lat=56.6575196745, lon=25.3884020275
56° 39' 27" N, 25° 23' 18" E
Description

Circumference of the oak - 4,72m. During the last years the stem has not grown bigger. There is a hollow facing the road - 2,5 m high, 0,8 m wide and

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0,7 m deep.

Narrative

According to the legends the Devil had sat in the oak and had jumped into the cart of those passing by.

Attraction
Interesting secular oak. One out of the two Devil's Oaks in Latvia.
Availability
Very easy accessible.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
No tourism infrastructure. Nearest town - Koknese, where the Koknese castle ruins, Liktendarzs/ The Fate Garden (in 2011 it is not yet finished), Koknese park and manor buildings and other objects found. There are shops, accommodation sites and a tou
Local info
No information.
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Property of State
Comments
Partly overgrown with other trees and bushes.

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