The Nikolai gates restoration


Type : Historical reconstruction
Object : The Nikolai gates
Location : Latvia/Daugavpils
Started : 2011
Finished : 2012

The Nikolai gates in the Daugavpils (Dinaburga) fortress were built around 1812. As of later, the gates have been subject to reconstruction and a number of improvements of appearance. After the restoration works stipulated by the project have been completed, the gates will serve as a main tourist entrance to the Fortress. The gates are a vaulted construction, built into a bulwark. Both the gates and the wooden bridge, which is also planned for renovation, are going to become a part of the Daugava street.