Maris Grunskis

Maris Grunskis

Latvian photographer based in Jyväskylä, Finland. Photos of nature, architecture events and everyday life.
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Daugavpils Fortress

99 images, Updated August 11, 2020

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Illuminated Nicholas gate - Main gate of Daugavpils fortress in winter evening. Restoration project of Nicholas Gate – best in 2013 in Latvia. Gate built in 1824 - 1827 in Neo-Gothic style.
Revitalised cultural-historical landscape of Daugavpils Fortress.  Restored Nicholas Gate (built in 1827), wooden bridge and guard house were part of Saint Petersburg - Warsaw route in 19th century
Revitalised cultural-historical landscape of Daugavpils Fortress. Rampart and restored wooden bridge and guard house (built in 1827), were part of Saint Petersburg - Warsaw route in 19th century.
Steel mortar gun made in Obukhovsky Steel Foundry (diameter
205 mm, model of 1877) on the rampart of the Daugavpils fortress. Heavy, dark stormclouds and Latvian flag on the pole on the background.
Daugavpils/Latvia-07.22.2020: Daugavpils Fortress and impressive clouds in the sky above. Restoration project of Nicholas Gate – best in 2013 in Latvia. Gate built in 1824 - 1827 in Neo-Gothic style
Daugavpils/Latvia-07.22.2020:Rain clouds above Daugavpils Fortress. Nicholas Gate built in 1827 in Neo-Gothic style. Novadays gate used for Souvenir shop, Bat centre and Historical costume exhibition.
Daugavpils/Latvia-07.22.2020: Daugavpils Fortress. Restored Neo-Gothic Nicholas Gate (built in 1827) and information centre of the Fortress - former water lifting house or watertower (built in 1866).
Daugavpils/Latvia - 07.22.2020: Impressive rain clouds above Fortress. Former Artillery arsenal built in Empire style in 1830s. Mark Rothko Art Centre novadays. In the background - Water lifting house
Daugavpils/Latvia-07.22.2020:Impressive rain clouds above Daugavpils Fortress (1810-1878). Nicholas gate, Water lifting house - Infocentre, former Artillery arsenal - Mark Rothko Art Centre novadays
Daugavpils/Latvia-07.22.2020: Wooden bridge through the arch of the main gate of Daugavpils Fortress. Nicholas Gate was built in 1827 in Neo-Gothic style – best restoration project in 2013 in Latvia.
Daugavpils/Latvia - 07.22.2020: Impressive rain clouds above Daugavpils Fortress. Former Artillery arsenal built in Empire style in 1830s. Mark Rothko Art Centre novadays. Restored in 2012.
Daugavpils, Latvia-July 20, 2019:Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Daugavpils Fortress. Spectators above Nicholas Gate shortly before re-enactment of the battle between French and Russian armies.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019 : Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army are guarding closed gates with cannon replica in the foreground.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019 : Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812. Re-enactors of Napoleonic army marching with their rifles with in Dinaburg Fortress built in 19th century against Napoelon.
Daugavpils, Latvia-July 20, 2019:Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of 19th century Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era marching on in front of Nicholas Gate.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019: Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812  in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era posing in front of neo-gothic building.
Daugavpils, Latvia-July 20, 2019:Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era in front of original wooden doors of Nicholas gates
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019 : Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era are guarding closed wooden Nicholas gates.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019: Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812  in Dinaburg Fortress built in 19th century. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era marching with their rifles.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019: Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812  in Dinaburg Fortress built in 19th century. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army of Napoleonic era marching next to ruins.
Daugavpils, Latvia-July 20, 2019: Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress built in 19th century. French Imperial eagle replica on flag pole and neo-gothic building in the background.
Daugavpils, Latvia - July 20, 2019: Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Dinaburg Fortress. Re-enactors of Russian Imperial army are guarding Nicholas gates with cannon replica in the foreground.
Copies of uniforms and helmets of Prussian army of Napoleonic times. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils fortress, Latvia
Replica of 19th century canon. Canon used by Russian Imperial army in the 1812 war with Napoleon. Swallows flying in the sky on the background.
Authentic-looking still life with Replica of the 19th century helmet of the Russian-German legion on the table. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Soldiers of Napoleonic era marching with their rifles along 19th century building during the historical re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Daugavpils Fortress.
Burning building outside of the fortress walls. Decoration built for the re-enactment of historical battle of 1812. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Replicas of rifles and helmet of Napoleonic times.
Canon with neo-gothic building on the  background. Replica of 19th century canon. Russian canon used in the 1812 in war with Napoleon. Re-enactment festival Dinaburg 1812 in Daugavpils, Latvia
Replica of 19th century canon used by Russian Imperial army in the 1812 war with Napoleon. Reenactment of battle at Dinaburg fortress. Re-enactment festival "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Replica of 19th century canon used by Russian Imperial army in the 1812 war with Napoleon. Reenactment of battle at Dinaburg fortress. Re-enactment festival "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Burning building outside of the fortress walls. Decoration built for the re-enactment of historical battle of 1812. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Burning building outside of the fortress walls. Decoration built for the re-enactment of historical battle of 1812. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Burning building outside of the fortress walls. Decoration built for the re-enactment of historical battle of 1812. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812" in Daugavpils, Latvia
Canon with neo-gothic building on the  background. Replica of 19th century canon. Canon used by Russian Imperial army in the 1812 war with Napoleon.
Canon at night. Replica of 19th century canon used in the reenactment of battle at Dinaburg fortress between Russian and French armies. International festival of re-enactment clubs "Dinaburg 1812"
Canon in the camp of re-enacters of Napoleonic era. Replica of 19th century french canon was used in the reenactment of battle of 1812 at Dinaburg fortress during international re-enactment festival
Replica of 19th century canon used by Russian Imperial army in the 1812 war with Napoleon. Reenactment of battle at Dinaburg fortress. International festival of re-enactment  clubs "Dinaburg 1812"
Burning building outside of the fortress walls. Decoration built for the re-enactment of historical battle of 1812.
Canon of Napoleonic war times with French flag after sunset. Replica of 19th century canon was used in the reenactment of battle of 1812 at Dinaburg fortress during international re-enactment festival
Remains of burned building in front of the gates of the fortress. Nicholas Gate of Daugavpils Fortress with its historical flag. Latvia.
Corner of a bastion built of precisely carved granite blocks of different quality,. Masonry of scarp wall in Daugavpils Fortress(built in 19th century), Latvia.
Close up of stone masonry wall with carefully carved granite  blocks. Precisely carved blocks of different quality,. Masonry of scarp wall in Daugavpils Fortress (built in 19th century), Latvia.
Corner of a bastion built of precisely carved granite blocks of different quality,. Masonry of scarp wall in Daugavpils Fortress(built in 19th century), Latvia.
Black and white photo of blind windows of a neo-gothic former water-lifting house (built in 1865-1866) in the citadel of Daugavpils Fortress, Latvia.
Intermediate (arched) gate in 19th century Daugavpils Fortress (Latvia). The Moon shining through the passage. These gates controlled passage through outer defenses leading to the gates of citadel.
Two-storey caponier-traverse for six cannons of the counter-guard of Daugavpils (Dinaburg, Dvinsk) Fortress, Latvia. Built in 1810-1878 and completed as the last bastion-type fortress in the world.
Light painting in casemates in Daugavpils Fortress, Latvia.
Old, abandoned guardhouse of the Fortress with noctilucent clouds glowing in the night sky. Summer night in Daugavpils Fortress, Latvia.
Defensive structures of 19th century fortress in Daugavpils, Latvia.
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