Dzintare Hillfort


In Rhytm Chronicle is told about fight of German crusaders, who have attacked army of Curonian and Lithuanian tribes settled in Dzintare Hillfort in 1261. The moat of the fortress was filled with fire-wood and burned. The attackers killed all of its defenders, including boys older than eleven years old and women who didn’t want to beg for their  lifes. Dzintare Hillfort is located  on the bank of the Tebra River, at the outfall of the Grapste River in Tebra, near the Aizpute-Apriķi-Pāvilosta road.