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Address: Piltene parish, Ventspils district 

N 57°17'59,7" E 21°47'03,1"

Secular Stone of Ķīvmežs

Secular Stone’s of Ķīvmežs above the ground surface is 44 cubic meters and it is the biggest stone known in Ventspils area. Height of the stone is 2.8m, length is 6.4m, circuit is 17.5m, and width is 44m.

The grey stone giant is not far from Piltene in forest district of Zūras and it is indeed hiding in the forest. You can get to the stone only with the help of an expert. There is a road nearby (150m).

There is a table and chairs near the stone, and in order to climb on the giant there is a ladder rested against it.

The legend tells that the name of the stone has originated from the word “strīds” (translation:quarrel).

 

Opening hours

08:00-18:00 (1,2,3,4,5);

10:00-16:00 (6)

10:00-16:00 (7)

Contacts

VENTSPILS TOUR.INF. CENTRE

Address: 6 Darzu Street, Ventspils, LV 3601
Telephone
: +371 63622263, +371 29232226
Email: tourism@ventspils.lv

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