Limbaži medieval castle ruins and observation tower

The castle is one of the oldest defensive fortifications in Latvia.
The castle's gate tower, where fragments of the unique portcullis have survived, offers a view of the reddish roofs of the Old Town of Limbaži. Several important details from the Gothic period have been preserved in the main gate. In the southern building, the Gothic window aisles with flat arches of pointed arches have been preserved. A spring flows from the northern slope of the mound. Tel. 64070632

The surrounding landscape indicates that the castle is one of the oldest protective structures in Latvia.

Burtnieku iela 7, Limbaži
lat: 57.516019; lon: 24.714303
Working hours
In season 15.05.-15.09. Tue.-Sat.10am-6pm, Sun.Mon.-closed, in off season 16.09.-14.05. Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Mon.,Sun. closed (prior appointment)

Limbaži City Museum

Address:Burtnieku iela 7, Limbaži
Phone:+371 64070632
Historical exhibition and exhibition halls have been created in the new castle of the Riga City Council – the building of the castle manor house supervisor constructed at the beginning of the 19th century.

Admission fee: grown-ups 0.60 Ls, pensioners 0.30 Ls, preschool children - free entrance. read more ››

Limbaži Medieval Castle Ruins and Panorama Tower

Address:Burtnieku iela 7, Limbaži
Phone:+371 64070632
The construction of the castle was started in the first half of the 13th century. From the 15th to the 16th century it had been the residence of Riga’s archbishop. The castle was destroyed during the wars in the 17th and the 18th centuries. Renovation works of the castle ruins were started in 1999. The panorama tower was constructed instead of the castle “gate tower”. A spring flows down the castle mound on the North hillside. read more ››

Limbaži City Museum

Address: Burtnieku iela 7, Limbaži
Phone: 64070632
In the new palace of the Rīgas Rāte, built in the beginning of the 19th century, or the "Pilsmuižas pārvaldnieka" building, there is a historical exposition and exhibition halls. read more ››

Wall Paintings in the “Old-Town Hall"

Address:Burtnieku iela 4, Limbaži
Phone:+371 26351433, +371 28622379

Silver museum

Address:Burtnieku iela 4, Limbaži
Phone:+371 29356858

The museum showcases majestic large scale silver works of art, and one can see the place where these masterpieces are created.

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