Karosta is like a city within a city - unusual and endowed with a special, harsh beauty, it attracts creative people and adventure seekers. It occupies a third of Liepāja, and at every step, it reveals traces of the activities of different times and powers.

During the Soviet times, Karosta was a closed military territory, but nowadays, it has become one of the most popular tourist sights in Latvia.

What to do in Karosta:

  • cross the Karosta Canal on Oskar Kalpaks bridge;
  • admire the Orthodox Sea Cathedral of St.Nicholas - the tallest dome in the Baltics;
  • walk along the cobbled streets of Karosta and look at the architecture of the tsarist era;
  • clear your head with a walk along the North Pier;
  • see the impressive fortifications on the seashore;
  • visit the Karosta water tower and arena.


Karosta, Liepāja
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Karosta, Liepāja