Liepaja is a famous port city that is located on south-east of the Latvian Republic. This is one of the largest cities of Latvia. Liepaja means “the city under limes”. This is truly so. Besides numerous limes there are many parks and flowerbeds in Liepaja. The city is also rich in historical and cultural heritage. Liepaja is widely known as a recreational resort with mineral water, wonderful beaches and healing mud.
Tourists traditionally come to Liepaja to see numerous sights or visit events like music festivals. Here you will find a professional theater of the Baltic country, the largest mechanic organ, numerous churches and museums. The main sight of Liepaja is the marine guardroom – in the city is located a historical military settlement named Karosta.
The people, who prefer cultural rest, will find much interesting while making a walk on the Seaside Park of Liepaja or on narrow streets of the city. Don’t forget to visit Trīsvienības Church built in XVIII century; the Church of Holy Trinity with a great ancient organ; Saint Jazep Cathedral, in which sailors installed a model of a ship after they had been miraculously saved after a disastrous storm; the house of Peter I, and various art and historical museums. Tourists, who enjoy fresh air and active rest, may enjoy various activities besides sunbathing on beach. To their service are tennis courts, golf fields, bowling, skate park, and evening brings wonderful night life.
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