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Latgales Mara, a statue symbolizing Latgale's unity with the rest of Latvia

Rezekne (Russian: Резекне) is in Latgale, Latvia.


The town is a good place from which to explore the nearby Rāzna National Park, which contains Lake Rāzna, Latvia's second largest.

Being a major rail junction, Rezekne is a place where travellers may get stuck for a few hours/days between trains.

Get in

By train

Rēzekne has two train stations. The Moscow - Riga trains stop at Rezekne 2. The Riga - St Petersburg and Vilnius - St Petersburg trains call at Rezekne 1. Both stations are fairly central. Local trains run several times daily to Riga.

Get around


Rēzekne castle ruins
  • Castle ruins.
  • Latgales Māra.
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus church.
  • Latgales kultūrvēstures muzejs (Latgale Museum of History and Culture), Atbrīvošanas 102 (North of the roundabout). Tues–Fri 10am–5pm, Sat 10am–4pm.






  • Kolonna Hotel Rēzekne, Brīvības iela 2 (near Rezekne 1 station). €40 - 60.
  • Viesu nams Rūmes, Platači. Dorm €12, rooms from €20.


Go next

Visit the small, scenic town of Ludza, 25 km from Rēzekne.

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