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Jūrmala is a popular seaside resort on the Gulf of Riga about 20 km northwest of Riga and consists of several sub-villages.

Art Nouveau House in Jurmala

In Jūrmala there are many Art Nouveau villas in wooden construction from the turn of the 20th century..

Jurmala beach

Baltic Sea beach near Jurmala

Jūrmala has a long white beach (33km) and is the most popular and largest seaside resort in the Baltics. People eagerly promenade on the beach and there are cafés, resting benches and playgrounds.

Baltic Sea Swimmer in the Baltic Sea

A swim in the Baltic Sea is very refreshing. When we were there, the water temperature was a pleasant 16 degrees!