Opekalns Evangelical Lutheran Church
Opekalns church is geographically the highest existing church in Latvia – 235 metres above the sea level. The history of the church dates back to 1683, when a wooden church was built here. After years Jaunlaicene Baron fon Volf built the Opekalns church (1774 – 1779) in the territory of his estate. The visitors can enjoy the beautiful views from the church tower (23 m high), the peace of the church hill, the stories about the ancient times, the jokes and the legends. The church is a national culture monument. There are three national monuments of art in the church – the altar, the organ and the pulpit. In 1999 the church received the Flag of the European Culture Heritage.
Visit must be booked in advance.