Riga – An architectural pearl – 800 years of history reflected
Riga, the capital of Latvia, lies a few kilometres from the Gulf of Riga on the banks of the Daugava River. One of the biggest cities of the Baltic region, it is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Its architecture reflects the various periods of the city history since1201, from the traditional wooden architecture of the city centre to one of the world’s largest and best preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings.
Jurmala – the largest resort city in the Baltic States
Jurmala is well-known for its natural treasures – the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water. The attraction of Jurmala hides in its almost 33 km long white sand beach, large pine forests and the natural border of the city – the river Lielupe. In Jurmala You will discover a combination of charming wooden houses built in the beginning of the last century and modern resort buildings.
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