Facts About Sigulda

  1. Sigulda is a small town in the region of Sigulda in Latvia.
  2. Sigulda received its town rights in 1928.
  3. The Gutmanis Cave lies halfway between Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle and has a small stream flowing from it. It is the largest cave in the Baltics.
  4. Sigulda has been called the “Switzerland of Vidzeme”.
  5. Sigulda is a member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of towns across the European Union. Sigulda is twinned with Agros, Cyprus
    Altea, Spain; Asikkala, Finland; Bad Kötzting, Germany; Bellagio, Italy; Bundoran, Ireland; Chojna, Poland; Granville, France; Holstebro, Denmark; Houffalize, Belgium; Judenburg, Austria; Kőszeg, Hungary; Marsaskala, Malta; Meerssen, Netherlands; Niederanven, Luxembourg; Oxelösund, Sweden; Preveza, Greece; Rokiškis, Lithuania; Rovinj, Croatia; Sesimbra, Portugal; Sherborne, England, United Kingdom; Siret, Romania; Škofja Loka, Slovenia; Sušice, Czech Republic; Tryavna, Bulgaria; Türi, Estonia; Zvolen, Slovakia.
  6. The Population of Sigulda is 11,619, as of 2019.
  7. Sigulda hosts an annual traditional Opera Festival takes place in an open-air music hall in the castle.
  8. The Gutmanis Cave lies halfway between Sigulda Castle and Turaida Castle and has a small stream flowing from it. It is the largest cave in the Baltics.

 

Facts About Sigulda
Facts About Sigulda

 

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