Welcome to Latvia
For a long time, Latvia has been widely known for the places you can strengthen your health. They include not only in the pearl of the Gulf of Riga - Jurmala, - but also the city of Liepaja and some other places. Today, the majority of Latvian sanatoriums and SPA centres are found their home at Jurmala, where everyone can find the most appropriate course of healing according to his or her wishes and the financial situation.
The Latvian capital Riga will officially be unveiled as the 2014 European Capital of Culture on January 17 to 19, 2014, with one of the main events being a human chain transferring books from hand to hand, from the old National Library of Latvia Building to the new "Gaismas Pils" (Palace of Light) National Library Building on January 18.