The Castle Watchman’s House was built in 1735 to protect the ruins of the Livonian Order Castle. Legend has it that the house was the site of executions and beheadings, and the stream behind the house ran red with the victims’ blood.
Castle Watchman’s House
Nearby Latvia attractions
1. Sculpture Garden
The lovely gardens feature a monument to Suiti grannies, among others.
2. Alekšupīte Waterfall
Disappointed in the modest height of Kuldīga's waterfall? Head over to what is – yes! – Latvia's tallest waterfall (4.2m). Sure it's lined with concrete…
3. Town Garden
Finely manicured and with great views of the waterfall, Kuldīga's park has multifaceted appeal. Moody castle ruins from the 13th century are watched over…
4. Old Brick Bridge
The vaulted arches of the 1874 red-brick bridge are one of Kuldīga's favourite sites. At 154m, it's the third-longest brick bridge in Europe.
5. Kuldīga Historic Museum
This engaging museum is housed in what a local legend 'claims' was a Russian pavilion from the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. The 2nd floor recreates the…
6. St Katrīna’s Church
The most important church in town: Katrina (St Catherine) is Kuldīga’s patron saint and protector, and is featured on the town’s coat of arms. The church…
7. Kuldīga Waterfall
Spanning 249m, Ventas Rumba is branded Europe's widest waterfall, though it's far from the tallest. Its subtle beauty becomes compelling the longer you…
8. Duke Jakob's Pharmacy
A half-timbered icon, this 1622 structure is now a residence.