|Recreation centre «Raznas swan»|
Everything has it's own source as in the fairy-tales "Once upon a
time..." National park Razna also has it's own history and beginning and
we hope that thanks to our humanity and understanding it will have a
Approximately 16 thousand years ago the melting of ice started in the south-eastern part of Latvia and the territory gradually set free from ice covering. As a result original natural relief was formed-mountains and lake. Today we know this territory as national reserve Razna.
Individual regulations of protection and usage have been worked out
for national reserve "Razna" (regulations KM N 264 approved on the 8th of
April 2004, functional zonage is defined as 14 EU (92/43 EEC).
There is plenty of significant natural monuments situated on the
park's territory such as Big lime- tree mountain (289,3m above the sea
level, mountain Dzirkalu (2863), Makonkalns (247,9m) as well as cultural
historical monuments of local and state importance . Forests occupy
almost 20% from all territory of the park. The population is 5000 people,
most of them are agricultural farmers.
If you like to enjoy everything that nature offers you, national reserve Razna is a real place for leisure and tourism. Here you can find guest houses, camping etc. with all the necessities for comfortable leisure and rest
In reserve Razna natural environment, cultural, historical values of
Latgale culture are preserved. The pottery is evidence of this. You will
find now here in Latgale only such pottery as this.