Sigulda (pop 17 000) is a town famous for its castles and picturesque natural surroundings which form the gauja national park (nicknamed “switzerland of latvia”) sandstone caves in līgatne ©augustinas žemaitis.
The history of latvia began around 9000 bc with the end of the last glacial period in northern europe ancient baltic peoples arrived in the area during the second millennium bc, and four distinct tribal realms in latvia's territory were identifiable towards the end of the first millennium ad. Sigulda is a beautiful city within the country of latvia and is an ideal place for spending a holiday it is located about 50 km from riga on the gauja river valley and is often called the latvian switzerland. The sigulda castle ruins dating back to the13th century the 19th century kropotkin’s palace gutmanis’ cave is the largest cave in latvia, it is not only a natural wonder, but also a place steeped in legends and folklore. One day tour to hill of crosses (30-45 minutes) - it's a historical and architectural monument, a unique ensemble of folk art its peace, spirituality, authenticity, and sacred nature attracts visitors.
Journey through jewish past, proud and painful: visit the old jewish quarter of riga, which at its peak, prior to the holocaust, was home to almost 44,000 jewish inhabitants and was the heart of jewish life in latvia. Vidzeme (northern latvia) is the largest region, famous for its scenery and castles near sigulda and cēsis ruled by sweden 1621-1721 and russia 1721-1918 (with limited autonomy), it gradually became the most ethnically latvian region. Tour of riga's old jewish quarter, which at its peak, prior to the holocaust, was home to almost 44,000 jewish inhabitants visit the memorial of the burnt synagogue , site of the great choral synagogue destroyed by the nazis in july 1941. Sigulda's best 100% free jewish dating site find jewish dates at mingle2's personals for sigulda this free jewish dating site contains thousands of jewish singles create a free personal ad and start dating online today.
Ludza ( pronunciation (help info) polish: ludza, russian: лудза, ludza) is a town in the latgalian region of eastern latviait is located on the main riga - moscow road, part of european route e22, and only 30 km from the latvian-russian borderthe population as of 2011 was 8,931. Sigulda is a town near the river gauja and is called the switzerland of livland , because the gauja valley is a special place to enjoy the beautiful nature in the gauja national park the bobsled track, sigulda livonian order's castle, the new sigulda castle, turaida castle with its watch tower in the museum reserve, gutman' s cave are.
Tour to kernave kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river neris ( 35 km from vilnius) has been known as the capital of lithuania before trakai and vilnius archeological excavations uncovered a medieval settlement dating back to the 12 th century.