Riga and Pieriga.

Section 3. Vangaži - Rāmkalni.

SEE Worth seeing

Vangaži Lutheran Church

Built in 1789, destroyed in World War I and restored in 1935. Used as a warehouse during the Soviet era. The church was re-consecrated in 1992.

Read more about the church and Inčukalns from Inga Valdmane, the church bell-ringer.

Kalnabranti Werewolf Pine

A tree with a peculiar bumpy trunk. Coins found under the bark suggest that it might have been used as a cult site.

Garden of Artists by Anna Ludiņa

A 1.2 ha large tree nursery established in 1964 by opera singer Anna Ludiņa at “Līgotnes” in Inčukalns.

Inčukalns Hunting Palace

Built in 1914, commissioned by baron Von Zonberhard, director of the Baltic Petroleum Base, as a gift to his three sons and daughter. Over time, the building has served as a sanatorium, a war hospital and an orphanage.


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Hunting trail

You can see the trench lines of the last two wars, great trees and the rising spring of the Stalšēni River.

Inčukalns Velnala (Devil’s) Cave

It is said that the Devil used to live in this cave, but was banished by the God of Thunder. The cave features massive dome-shaped ceiling and a spring said to possess healing powers. It is forbidden to visit the cave from autumn through spring, so as not to disturb the hibernation of bats.

HRecreation park “Rāmkalni”

Murjāņi, tel: +371 29100280, +371 67977277. Also ATM.