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Pedvāle Idols' Linden (Pedvāles Elku liepa)

Location
State:
Latvia
Region:
Kurzeme
County:
Talsi
Parish:
Abava
Other references to the location
At the Pedvāle complex, near the parking lot.
Coordinates
lat=57.0333433344, lon=22.5659444444
57° 2' 0" N, 22° 33' 57" E
Description

The ancient Idols' Linden has been sawn down, in its place there are only remains of the stump and

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a piece of the trunk that has been moved a little. In the stump spot new offsprings are growing, which in several decades could bring joy again with the scent of the linden blossoms in the branches of the next generation of the old holy linden.

Narrative

The linden started to wither and fall into decay, and then, after some gardener's wrong recommendations, it was not adequately sawn, but chopped down instead thinking that new offsprings would spring up. Unfortunately at least some 10 years nothing grew at all and only not long ago weak offsprings started to appear in the old stump's place.

Attraction
Some
Availability
Easily accessible. Located in the Art Museum of Pedvāle next to a parking lot.
Infrastructure, management, facilities
The surroundings are well arranged because located next to the entrance gate to the Pedvāle Open-Air Art Park. Nearby there is a parking lot, a pub, and accommodations with paid lavatories. But about the tree there is no information sign or stand.
Local info
There is no information stand on site
Capacity
41 and more
Publicity
Known
Legal Status
Private
Comments
Judging by the name of the linden, it could be an ancient cult site. The proprietors of Pedvāle can tell the history of the linden.

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