Cesis Castle in the Vidzeme region is one of the medieval castles and notable cultural tourism objects in Latvia. Like most other fortresses of that time, the castle has survived to this day in the form of ruins, which, nevertheless, give a good idea of the scale of the structure.
Riga is known as “the Pearl of the Baltic States”. Here, perhaps, is the most unusual architectural cocktail in Northern Europe: from medieval churches, masterpieces of Art Nouveau, to Socialist realist architecture and present-day high-rise buildings.
Common water frogs are widespread in Europe except for the Pyrenees, and the Balkans. The species is quite common in Lithuania. The Lithuanians call it “Didžioji kūdrinė varlė” (great pond frog), due to its size.
The well-preserved Hanseatic buildings, medieval towers, and stunning Gothic churches of Tallinn make the city a perfect destination for travelers who want to immerse themselves in history, architecture, and culture.
Berlin is a city with a rich cultural and historical heritage. Its museums, theaters, and galleries are known all over the world. The phenomenon of Berlin is that the city is popular with both classical and avant-garde art lovers.
Most of the Gothic churches in Poland are made of brick and characterized by the simplicity of form and the lack of rich décor. In the south of the country, there are a few examples of wood and stone constructions, but brick was usually the material used.