Difference between revisions of "Jūrmala"
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It is about 40 minuetes from the capital city of Latvia, Riga. You can take a taxi from the airport or train.
Public transport in Jūrmala Buses and minibuses (tickets by the driver, www.jurmala.lv )
Jurmala – the largest resort city in the Baltic States 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, the large pine forest 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.
Jurmala is a good place for international conferences and corporate meetings. People come here to recover or strengthen their health enjoying the healing effect of mud bathing and mineral waters.
The inhabitants of Jurmala offer new possibilities for tourists every year – hotels and guesthouses, various entertainment. Taste delicious and healthy food in Jurmala's restaurants and cafes, walk along the central promenade of Jomas street, explore the eco-trails in Kemeri National park and Ragakāpa Nature Park, enjoy the water attractions in the biggest aquapark in Northern europe"Līvu Akvaparks" and "Nemo", visit the famous concert hall Dzintari or simply watch the sunset on Jurmala beach! In every season there are plenty of events for everyone – art exibitions, local and international events and concerts.
The beaches in Jurmala are amazing breathtaking views of the bay as well as pine forests along the coastline. It is most famous for the amber production in result of the unique landscape. There are several world renound spas in Jurmala.
• Jūrmala Museum souvenir shop Tirgoņu iela 29, Majori, T. 7764746, III – VII: 10:00 – 17:00
• „Pie Meistara” amber and wool products Jomas iela 85, Majori, T. 7762153, 10:00 – 18:00
• Souvenir shops Jomas iela 46, Majori
• “Trīs”, amber, wooden and ebony Jomas iela 92, Majori, T. 29466281, 11:00 – 18:00
Restaurant Jurmala in Hotel Jurmala SPA in Jomas iela has grat food, good service and stylish interior. Try it.