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Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower
Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower
Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower
Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower
Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower
Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower

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  • Valmiera municipality
  • Mūrmuiža
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  • GPS 57.4752050,25.4890820

Mūrmuiža Fortified Tower

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Mūrmuiža is first mentioned in documents from the 17th century. The oldest building of the major is a fortified tower built in the 16th century. It was intially the dwelling tower of the Livoniean Order outside the city. As the chamber of the village it was first used for sacral and then commercial activities. The renovated manor-house now houses Beverīna  municipality.

The building also has a room set up in rememberance of Zenta Mauriņa.

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