Jurmala Things to Do

  • The start of Jomas street
    The start of Jomas street
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  • the beach of Majori
    the beach of Majori
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  • Jurmala- beach
    Jurmala- beach
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Jurmala Things to Do

  • Jomas street - very in the centre

    Jomas iela (street) is the most popular street in Jurmala. It is pedestrian street and there are many cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants, clubs.

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  • Lacplesis Monument

    Latvia's epic was Lacplesis, set in pagan Latvia of 800 years ago, around the time of the nation's conquest by German Crusaders. Like Estonia's Kalevipoeg epic, Latvia's epic recounts the exploits of a giant-sized man named Lacplesis who endeavors to defend his homeland from assorted invaders. Lacplesis, or the Bear Slayer, is part man, part bear...

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  • Concert Hall

    This Jurmala venue is Latvia’s most popular concert hall during the summer. The most hip summer festivals and contests take place here, such as “New Wave” and “KVN” international pop contests. The season starts in the end of May and goes until September. The Concert Hall is easily accessible from Riga by train, and is just off the beach, along the...

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  • A walk in the city - Majori, Jomas iela

    Jomas iela (iela = street) is the main street of Majori, the central part of Jurmala. This is where you'll find most of the town's restaurants, bars and cafés, as well as quite a few hotels and spas - Jomas iela is undoubtedly the main "tourist centre" of Jurmala.

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  • Beach

    Jurmala means seaside or beach in Latvian - and Jurmala's 32 km long white-sand beach is, along with the numerous spas, the area's main attraction. The Bulduri and Majori parts of the beach have been awarded the blue flag - meaning that they meet various tough criteria regarding water quality, environmental management, facilities and safety. The...

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  • Others

    Then we've tried almost all other possible attractions like: Ciba waterslide, Livu waterslide, Tornado Lasens feature, Carbbean wave pool, Silver mines, Orinoco river, etc. But they weren't so much excited after that when we tried the scariest two first:) But, no doubts, we had fun with these, two. Orinoco river was very relaxing at the end of all...

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  • Crazy Flight waterslide

    Tube length is 135 m. Warning - high speed!This waterslide is another scary one from the two scariest in LIVU. I'm sure you already know what I will write next. Yes, you are right. We kept on going and tried this attraction as a second one after the Red Devil waterslide. :) Fun fun fun...:) My boyfriend enjoyed these too much, so most of the time...

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  • Red Devil waterslide

    Tube length is 83,2 m. Warning - very high speed!We were crazy enough to try the scariest one first. :) And we had fun! Yes, the speed is really high and at the end of a tube it's hard even to take a breath.

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  • LIVU

    An aquapark LIVU was opened at the end of 2003. Water attractions and amusement park is just 25 km away from Riga. The total park area is 11 000 square meters. Two of 7 sliding tubes – for those who prefer extreme entertainment modes (we were too brave as actually we tried these two first :) ) and unique attraction Super bowl – the first and...

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  • Caviar on the beach

    Buy some freshly baked bread and caviar - great variety in Latvia - and some disposable picnic items. Head off to the beach. Enjoy some luxury whilst looking out to sea. Perfect.If you can, go in autumn when Jurmala is quiet but not too cold and the only company on the beach is the occasional nordic walker and the gulls.

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  • The sea under the ice

    It is incredible feeling walking the sea in winter when all around is only ice. But be very careful and don’t go far from the coast, because the ice might have cracks.

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  • Great nature

    Observe beautiful nature, wild birds, seaside, try walking the small paths among pines and just enjoy the silence!

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  • walk, swim, run, biking on the beach...

    People seems to been doing a lot on the beach....we did infact ride on our bikes at the beach, we found at that it was easier to bike there than on the so called pavement (wich not are in the best conditions).

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  • Concert-hall

    In summer you have an opportunity to enjoy a wide concert and other culture arrangement program in Jurmala. There is a concert-hall in the center of the town, where native and foreign pop-stars perform, jazz and blues evenings and symphony concerts are organized.

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  • The beach

    Without a doubt the beach is the main interest in Jurmala, though it may not look like it in cold February day!

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  • Lacplesis Monument

    Latvia's epic was Lacplesis, set in pagan Latvia of 800 years ago, around the time of the nation's conquest by German Crusaders. Like Estonia's Kalevipoeg epic, Latvia's epic recounts the exploits of a giant-sized man—named Lacplesis—who endeavors to defend his homeland from assorted invaders. Lacplesis, or the Bear Slayer, is part man, part...

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  • Wooden scupltures

    Near the station ?Majori? is the place of wood sculpture. Sculptures from wood are the hobby of one local man. He does it for all people. Especially these sculptures are very popular between children.

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  • Jomas Iela

    The main pedestrian street in Majori is Jomas Iela, stretching for about 1km it is a pleasant walk with many outdoor cafes. The beach is situated to the left of here through the woods down and of the leading paths.

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  • Jurmala's beach, of course...

    The beach is really the main activity in Jurmala as it is a very nice sand beach, after all it is also the first reason of the Jurmala enchantment.Bythe way, in some days of summertime you can find the sea water at 19º (!!!) just in this beach

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