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Kuldiga was a member of the Hanseatic League and, from 1596 until 1616, the capital city of the Duchy of Kurland.
Kuldiga is unique for its rich cultural heritage: the historical centre (13th-19th centuries) is listed as a monument of city planning, and its old wood and stone buildings create the impression of scenic and architectural uniformity.
Kuldiga is the only town of Latvia that has an authentic and homogeneous ensemble of wooden buildings of the 18th and 19th centuries.
www.purepro.lv /coins/kuldiga.html   (500 words)

  
 KULDĪGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kuldiga is called the Latvian Venice, because a part of the Old town is constructed around the Aleksupite stream in a manner similar to the canals in Venice.
The building itself was brought to Kuldiga piece by piece from Paris in 1900 by a wealthy merchant, as a present to his fiancé.
The church was built especially for the Latvian people, and its stained-glass panels are presents from the Kuldiga council and former President of Latvia, K. Ulmanis.
www.kuldiga.lv /turisms/kuldigae.htm   (593 words)

  
 Art - The Baltic Times- NEWS FROM ESTONIA,LATVIA AND LITHUANIA
Kuldiga is one of Latvia's best-preserved or least-spoiled towns, depending on how you look at it.
Kuldiga's pride and joy is its waterfall, which is said to be one of the widest in Europe.
Kuldiga is simply a wonderful place just to stroll about and enjoy one of the most beautiful autumns in recent years.
www.baltictimes.com /art.php?art_id=13794   (735 words)

  
 Kuldiga  Latvia - In Your Pocket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Situated on the banks of the picturesque Venta River in Kurzeme, Kuldiga is considered to be one of the oldest and most well preserved cities in Latvia.
Kuldiga never regained its former grandeur, but its beautiful, historic streets and red-roofed buildings leave much for the eye, as well as the imagination.
Although Kuldiga is inaccessible by train, buses leave somewhat regularly from the Riga bus station.
www.inyourpocket.com /latvia/kuldiga/en   (363 words)

  
 House Bear house (8p), Letland, Kurzeme, Kuldiga city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kuldiga is located in the centre of Kurzeme region and is a beautiful example of a 16th century town.
The ancient atmosphere of the town could be the reason why Kuldiga and its vicinity are mentioned as one of the most beautiful and charming areas in Latvia.
Kuldiga is a hanseatic city with a rich history.
www.holidaysrental.co.uk /EH/SilverStream/Pages/accommodatie.html?productId=500792   (433 words)

  
 Kuldiga district court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is situated between two waterfalls - the highest waterfall in Latvia, the Aleksupite waterfall and the widest natural waterfall in Europe, the waterfall on the river Venta.
Kuldiga district court building stands at one of the longest brick bridges in Europe.
In the competence of Kuldiga district court there are Kuldiga and Skrunda towns and 17 rural municipalities with 41000 inhabitants.
www.tiesa.kuldiga.lv /e/welcome.htm   (113 words)

  
 Kurava
It is a burning snake, symbolizing the duplicity, or ambiguiety, of fire, light and knowledge.
Description: Already long before 1994 some teachers of Kuldiga school of environment, under the direction of teacher of music Alīda Štromane, had created a folklore group, which collected folk songs and sometimes acted.
Gradually arose the idea to create a public organization, which would be engaged not only in gathering and performing of folklore, but also in the spiritual formation of society, particularly the school children.
folklora.lv /kopas/kurava/en.shtml   (266 words)

  
 Art - The Baltic Times- NEWS FROM ESTONIA,LATVIA AND LITHUANIA
Dzires Kuldiga is yet another example of what happens when village folk band together to celebrate their small-town absurdities.
City slickers, who could never understand what it's like to live in a town whose doctor is your minister is your suitor and the man you buy your eggs from, can only scratch their noggin to the absolute oddity of these people.
Yet for Kuldiga's residents, cucumber rolling, alligator fishing and parading around the streets garbed in ridiculous costumes provides a much-needed dose of madness to this reserved Latvian village.
www.baltictimes.com /art.php?art_id=10349   (464 words)

  
 flag of Kuldiga (Latvia) flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kuldiga is a Hanseatic town of 15.000 inhabitants in Latvia (Semigallia/Courland), 160 km west of Riga.
In her left hand she is holding a sword, in her right a wheel.
St.Catherine is Kuldiga's patron, and the wheel is her symbol.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/lv-kuldi.html   (108 words)

  
 Strategy - "nearer to Latvia consumers"
Because Kuldiga as a city, from industrial point of view, is very attractive for investments.
The wholesale service centre in Kuldiga will serve power construction, electric assembly and installation companies, and will be able to supply products to retailers.
The prices will be the same as in Riga that will help the clients to save time and money on their trips to Riga.
www.jauda.com /html/en/25801.html?create=1&doc_print=1   (220 words)

  
 Latvia:Kurzeme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Built on the Venta and bisected by the Aleksupite river, the tonw is considered one of Latvia's most beautiful, and is the only one in the country to have preserved the traditional wooden buildings of the 18th and 19th centuries.
In Kuldiga sculpture park, at 5 Pils St., you'll find the Town Museum, built on the remains of a Livonian castle dating from 1245, where you can learn about the history of the area.
Only 13 km from Kuldiga is the lvande watermill, built in 1842 and still going strong, and the Lielivande Estate, with its 18th and 19th century castles, granary and stables.
www.eunet.lv /VT/kurzeme/tour2.html   (345 words)

  
 Kuldiga - the heart of Kurzeme
Kuldiga has always attracted attention like a beautiful maiden, compared by artists to a wonderful and desirable picture.
Maybe you will enjoy walking in narrow streets of Kuldiga old town, feeling its medieval atmosphere and charm.
If you dream of spending some time near the nature, you can take an exclusive walk in the sandy caves of Riežupe - the longest labyrinth of underground caves in Latvia, or, taking with you some refreshments, reach the sea coast in less than an hour.
www.kurzeme.lv /index.php?&120   (251 words)

  
 CEEC - Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our aim is to help ourselves and increase the prestige of large families within society, to arouse the interest of society and help to understand problems of large families.
During the last year, we organised seven cultural activities and a get-together of the Union of Associations of Large Families of Latvia in Kuldiga in Kuldiga´s castle mound.
Our association has good co-operation with the town council of Kuldiga, the Association of Large Families of Laidi rural district “Bitite”, the Association of Large Families of Skundra town “Atvasite”, the Association of Large Families of Pelci “Pavards”, as well as with the Association of Large Families of Kandava town.
www.viennafamilycommittee.org /ceec/organisation.php?id=47&catid=0   (269 words)

  
 Baltics online
in Kurzeme, Kuldiga is considered to be one of the oldest and most well preserved cities in
For every visitor it is interesting to see the old town that is rich in traditions of history and culture.
The historical center of Kuldiga is an architecture monument with original buildings, narrow streets and tiled roofs.
www.balticsonline.lv /?CatID=197   (269 words)

  
 International Civic Heraldry- LATVIA - KULDIGA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kuldiga is first time mentioned in 1242, when the Teutonic Order built the extremely strong castle Goldingen in the Kurši (Curonians, ancient Baltic tribe) land.
The arms show Saint Catherine, a patron of Kuldiga, with her symbols: wheel and sword.
Now it is the arms of Kuldiga rural district.
www.ngw.nl /int/lat/kuldiga.htm   (188 words)

  
 Aviation Festivals - Kuldiga 1937   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The fourth (and to that point, largest) Aviation Festival held in Kuldiga.
Organized by the 14th Kuldigas Aizsargi and the Kuldiga branch of the Latvian Aero Club.
The show was opened by gliders being towed by aircraft, what the latvians refer to as an "air train", a formation seen for the first time in Kuldiga.
latvianaviation.com /Events/F1937_07_11.html   (183 words)

  
 Kuldiga -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kuldīga (population about 13,500, earlier name Goldingen) is a town in Western (A republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea) Latvia.
Centre of (Click link for more info and facts about Kuldigas County) Kuldigas County.
It joined (A commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in the 13th century and most powerful in the 14th century) Hanseatic League in 1368.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ku/kuldiga.htm   (161 words)

  
 Nekomerciâlâs kultûras attîstîbas centrs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The cultural life in Kuldiga is rather poor, and there are very few grassroots activities.
This fact has certain impact on the ways how people (especially youth) spend their free time - violence and legal/illegal drug abuse is very comon among them.
In June 1999 NEKAC from Kuldiga`s Municipality obtained a house with the territory around it in Vijolisu street 24, in Kuldiga, a little later we got a 33 year lease contract.
www.nekac.lv /EN/zabadaks_e.html   (361 words)

  
 Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During your stay at Sunny Hill you can engage in various activities at Sunny Hill itself, in Kuldiga and its immediate environs, and further afield in the Kurzeme (southwest Latvia) area.
A short and inexpensive taxi ride takes you to Kuldiga, a picturesque town located on the Venta River, where you can easily spend several days quartering the cobblestoned streets of the town, visiting buildings of historical interest, and shopping for local handcrafts.
Also notable is the famous Kuldigas Rumba waterfall, whose 360 ft (110 m) length completely spans the river.
www.sauleskalni.com /sauleskalni.com/activities.htm   (272 words)

  
 Latvia / Latvian Honeymoon, June 1999 / Kandava and Kuldiga
On the way to Kuldiga (visiting the local authorities about property stuff), our hardy crew: Peters, Silvija, Silvija's sister Inara, and family friend Janis dropped in to visit Dagni—Silvija's mom's Anda's girlhood friend, from their grammar school days in Liepaja.
Nothing is as sacred to a Latvian as jam—well maybe the white birch, but you can't eat that!—and so, Dagni later made the trek all the way in to Riga to deliver two jars to Silvija's dad (who stayed along with Inara for another week after Peters and Silvija returned home).
By the time Peters and Janis made their rounds in Kuldiga, it was getting late.
www.latvians.com /en/Personal/Trips-Our-199906/visit-05-kandava_kuldiga.php   (598 words)

  
 Latvia Blogs & Travel Journals
Really not much to see here either, but its got everything I need as a waypoint, and its really cheap - UKP3.50 for a decent room and a pint of beer is an amazing UKP0.36...
Another nice day, but not quite so hot - 49km ridden to Kuldiga (for some reason harder work mentally than yesterday - may be due to the road being blank forest with only one small village to split it up).
Kuldiga is a pretty spot - you see Europes widest waterfall (apparently) and a nice bridge as you enter town and there are nice old streets and cafes to wander round.
www.travelblog.org /Europe/Latvia   (870 words)

  
 Campo
This stage of river is characterized by more active flow.
After this is a placid stage, which continues until the new Venta bridge in Kuldiga and the approach of the Venta rumba waterfall.
Venta hub is the most significant place to see on river Venta.
campo.laivas.lv /en/routes/Kurzeme?pg=Venta   (430 words)

  
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 ShtetLinks Page -- KULDIGA, LATVIA
Photo of 19th-century dwelling on Windaustrasse in Jewish section of Kuldiga by Eric Benjaminson)
Kuldiga City Website with a detailed city map
If you have been aided in your research by this site and wish to further our mission of preserving our history for future generations, your JewishGen-erosity is greatly appreciated.
www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org /Kuldiga/Goldingenindex.htm   (118 words)

  
 Xtratime Community - Latvian League 2005 thread   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All players in thet club are professionals (some big names), they will build new stadium in Kuldiga (with 10000 places - in Kuldiga lives ~12500 peoples ;)).
The team from Kuldiga have also strengthened their squad with Latvian international Valentins Lobanevs, Polish goalkeeper Maciej Nalepa, Ukrainian midfield player Juri Benjo and Latvian striker Girts Karlsons.
OK, Venta is moved to Kuldiga bu they are Ventspils's team.
www.xtratime.com /forum/printthread.php?t=153842&pp=40   (2305 words)

  
 Tourist Information for Kuldiga District, Latvia - Patricia LTD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tourist Information for Kuldiga District, Latvia - Patricia LTD
We would like to invite you to view some photos of the Sunny Hill ("Sauleskalni") Bed and Breakfast, a comfortable refuge in the countryside of Latvia.
Sunny Hill is located three kilometers to the south of Kuldiga, a picturesque town in the center of Kurzeme, the western province of Latvia.
latvianholidays.com /kuldiga   (81 words)

  
 DCP: 57 degrees north, 22 degrees east   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
4.0 km (2.5 miles) NNE of Kuldiga, Kuldigas Rajons, Latvia
06-Jul-2001 -- I was in Lithuania for World Masters Orienteering Championships, and was staying in Kuldiga, Latvia on the way back to Riga, attempting to catch the Saldus Cup orienteering event the next day.
I noticed the confluence was only about 5K out of town, and even though it was 22:30 at night, there was plenty of daylight so I decided to go for it.
www.confluence.org /confluence.php?lat=57&lon=22&visit=1   (312 words)

  
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Kuldiga's arms show a woman, St. Catherine, in silver.
Catherine is Kuldiga's patron, and the wheel is her symbol.
www.fahnenversand.de /fotw/flags/lv-kuldi.html   (146 words)

  
 YEStravel.com - Get your tailor made trips and tips from members in Kuldiga!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Bumerangs - Kuldiga owner
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The following ownership information is a subset of that available in the Gaming Business Directory published by Casino City Press.
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