Kazdanga Castle and its complex belonged to the powerful Kurzeme barons Mantteuffel. The castle was built in 1800–1804 following Classicism style according to drawings of architect Johan Georg Berlitz. Kazdanga Castle and the manor is an acknowledged example of Classicism style in Kurzeme. Its design and planning bear resemblance to the Mežotne castle.
Stone bridge over Alokste River is guiding the way to the castle. On the other side of the river, several smaller buildings belong to the manor complex – servants’ house, stables, barn and a steward house. The nearby Cavaliers House shows off its well-preserved interior design, including the baroque staircase and ornamental parquet flooring. Manor complex includes the 196 ha Kazdanga Park, which is one of the largest and most dendrologically diverse parks in Latvia.
Today manor houses Tourism information centre and Kazdanga museum, where you can explorethe forest exhibition and learn about the family history of the Barons Manteuffels and their activities in Kazdanga, about Kazdanga Technical College and the rich variety of trees in the park.
There are special group offers for tourists to explore the secrets of nature and enjoy exciting adventures.