Ventspils

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One of Latvia's most beautiful towns, this seaside resort is known for its Art Nouveau architecture and pristine beaches.

Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the Courland historical region of Latvia, the sixth largest city in the country. It is situated on the Venta River and the Baltic Sea, and has an ice-free port. The city's name literally means "castle on the Venta", referring to the Livonian Order's castle built alongside the Venta River. Ventspils is a capital of flowers and fountains, you can find colorful cow sculptures, but streets, parks, squares and courtyards are decorated with flower sculptures, figurative flower compositions and tasteful flowerbeds. Other attractions include Ventspils Nicolay Lutheran Church, Ventspils Beach Aquapark, and Open-Air Maritime Museum.
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