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WE ALL CAME HERE FROM SOMEWHERE. Lifelong Learning Multirateral Comenius School Project Olaine Secondary School No 1 Olaine, Latvia 2011. Tourism – a way promoting our own culture. by Sabine Fukse , Form 9 b Olaine Secondary School No 1 2011. Top 10 tourism sights in Latvia.

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We all came here from somewhere

WE ALL CAME HERE FROM SOMEWHERE

LifelongLearning

MultirateralComeniusSchool Project

Olaine SecondarySchool No 1

Olaine, Latvia

2011


Tourism a way promoting our own culture

Tourism – a waypromotingourownculture

bySabineFukse, Form 9 b

Olaine SecondarySchool No 1

2011


Top 10 tourism sights in latvia
Top 10 tourismsightsinLatvia

  • RundalePalaceandMuseum

  • Aglona Basilica

  • OldRiga

  • Jurmalacity

  • TheHistoricalCentreofKuldiga

  • Gauja NationalPark

  • Turaida MuseumReserve

  • Ventspils

  • Liepaja

  • CesisOldtown


Rundale palace and museum
RundalePalaceandMuseum

  • built between the 1736 -1740byRastrelli

  • Duke of Courland Ernst Johann summer residence


Aglona basilica
Aglona Basilica

  • built - 1780

  • Latvian centre of Catholicism

  • oneof the most famous sanctuaries in the world


Old riga
OldRiga

  • historical and geographical centre of Riga

  • included in the UNESCO World Heritage List

  • cityhasgot the European Heritage Label


Old riga1
OldRiga


Jurmala city
Jurmalacity

  • the largest resort city in the Baltic States 

  • thelengthofthebeach - 32.8 km

  • is well-known for its natural treasures – the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water


Jurmala city1
Jurmalacity


The historical centre of kuldiga
TheHistoricalCentreofKuldiga

  • developed in the 17th –18th centuries

  • popular poets and artists’ city

  • thewidestwaterfallinEurope - Venta waterfall


We all came here from somewhere

Thebridgeovertheriver Venta –

thethirdlongestbrickbridgeinEurope


Gauja national park
Gauja NationalPark

  • foundedin 1973

  • territory - 91 745 ha

  • 500 cultural and historical monuments - hill forts, stone castles, churches, watermills and windmillsandmuchmore


Turaida museum reserve
Turaida MuseumReserve

  • wasfoundedin 1988, but Turaida Castlewasbuiltin 1214.

  • covers an area of 41 ha and there are situated 37 historical buildings and constructions.

  • hasbecome the most visited museum of Latvia


Ventspils
Ventspils

  • cityoffers recreation on a “Blue Flag” beach with excellent amenities and Ventspils Aqua Park

  • oneofthebusiestportcitiesinLatvia

  • anAnchorPath (located6 metre high and 23 tonne anchor)


We all came here from somewhere

TheSymbolof Ventspils


Liepaja
Liepaja

  • city of music and culture

  • "Liepaja - notes to follow!“ – thetrailofnotes, which lead you to important cityobjects

  • Latvian Musicians Alley of Fameislocatedthere


Cesis old town
Cesisoldtown

  • one of the oldest Latvian towns – builtin 1237

  • Cesis castle ruins – one of the largest and outstanding medieval castles intheterritoryofLatvia, builtin 1209

  • gorgeous natural landscapes and rich historical sources


Thank you for attention
Thankyouforattention!


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