Baltics States are amazing they also have some amazing places to visit.From historic monuments to hip cities or wonderful nature – here you can find it all. We share a list of 10 Baltic spots you must see before you die that will make you want to immediately pack your bags and flight away.
10. AHHAA Science Centre, Tartu, Estonia
The biggest science center in the Baltic States invited anyone and everyone to learn and entertain. The visitors will be introduced to science as well as technology in an amusing way, therefore families with children are welcome.
9. The Hill of Crosses, Lithuania
The sacred pilgrimage site has a mysterious history. It is believed that a custom to leave the crosses on the hill started since the 1831 Uprising. Today it features hundreds of thousands of crosses and rosaries, left by the pilgrims and visitors.
8. Jurmala, Latvia
The ice blue water of the Baltic Sea might be the prettiest of all the three states. The resort town offers various entertainment and accommodation that can be found in town. However, the unpoiled nature is the main attraction.
7. Basilica of the Assumption, Aglona, Latvia
The Baroque church is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country. The construction of this exceptional basilica was completed in the 18th century. It is a popular pilgrimage site, which attracts thousands of pilgrims every year.
6. Narva Castle, Estonia
Founded in 1256 by the Danes, later purchased by the German Livonian Teutonic knights order, the castle is a witness to the tumultuous historic events. It is the most impressive and best preserved defense castle in the country.
5. Cesis, Latvia
The Medieval town is famous for the castle, that has been built in the early 13th century by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword. Today the ruins of it is the main attraction besides the handful of other architectural landmarks.
4. The Curonian Spit, Lithuania
Named a World Heritage Site and protected by UNESCO, the Curonian Spit is a natural wonder. It is a 98 km spit, that is made of the sand dunes, posited between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon.
3. Tallinn, Estonia
Historic churches, cobblestone streets, palaces, museums and galleries – dive into the cultural world of Tallinn. It is a small capital, however it is packed with gorgeous sightseeing. It is also easy to navigate it.
2. Riga, Latvia
The capital of Latvia has been influenced a lot by the German culture, therefore it is very different from Vilnius or Tallinn. The beautiful Old Town of Riga boasts a web of narrow streets and tall historic buildings. It is nice to get lost there and just to have refreshing stroll.
1. Vilnius, Lithuania
The beautiful capital boasts the Old Town protected by UNESCO. There are various hills, from where amazing views to the city open. The town is crowned with Gediminas Tower – the precious jewel from the Medieval times.