Gutmanis Cave, Sigulda

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#2 of 10 in Parks in Vidzeme Region
One of the oldest tourist attractions in Latvia, Gutmanis Cave, dates back to the 17th century and features inscriptions carved into the walls. The 10 m (33 ft) high and 12 m (39 ft) wide geological formation is reputed to be the tallest and widest grotto in the Baltics. Take a guided tour of the cave to see the inscriptions that were once ordered by rich citizens and later engraved by tourists, many depicting tales of love and death. Use our Sigulda road trip planner to add Gutmanis Cave and other attractions to your Sigulda vacation plans.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It is small but picturesque place to see. You can't walk into cave it's that small, but if you like to climb and do some forest walks then it's a good starting point. We just looked at the cave and ca...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    As in the caves was not something very like to see, but seeing it was beautiful, I love it, as a small shallow hole full of inscriptions
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  • August 4, 2017
    It is beautiful. You come there along with several walks and it's nice. There is also an information point and an outdoor café.
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  • July 27, 2016
    You can drink the water from here as it is a rainwater filtered by meters and meters of "sand-rock". Looks more impressive at night if you use flashlight
  • October 11, 2016
    Very tiny cave, where you won't spend more than 5 minutes. It's ok, as a starting point to Turaida Castle. Around you can find WC, and a small market to buy souvenirs.
  • January 3, 2017
    Biggest cave in Latvia. And Latvia is a small country. Haha. Don't expect too much when visiting.
  • September 3, 2016
    Who would have guessed that 16th century could be so interesting?
  • September 27, 2016
    Nice "cave " biggest around , worth to see , 1,5€ for parking

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