Talsi, Latvia: the most detailed information about the city of Talsi, main attractions with photo and description, location on map.
Talsi – a city in northwestern Latvia in a historic region Kurzeme. This is a small picturesque town located on 9 the hills on the banks of two lakes. Talsi – settlement is enough older. The first written mention of it dates back to 1231 year. In the 10-13 century there was a well-fortified settlement here, and in 14-15 century castle of the Livonian Order. City status received only in 1917
Geography and climate
Talsi is located in the north-west of Latvia, 120 km from Riga. City located on 9 low heights. In the city there are several lakes. The largest among them are Vilkmuiža and Tulsa. The climate is moderately continental.
Winter in Talsi
How to get there?
Talsi is located near the A10 motorway. Riga-Ventspils. In addition to cars, you can get here by bus from Riga, Kuldigi, Ventspils and others.
Sights in Talsi
The main attraction of Talsi – Evangelical Lutheran Church, built in the second half of the 16th century. Church combines in imagine romance and gothic motifs.
Tulsi Evangelical Lutheran Church
Nearby is the Nurmuizhes Castle, built in the second half of the 16th century. This is a fortified building with a small internal courtyard in neoclassical style.
Near the castle is the Evangelical Lutheran Church Nurmuiza. Church built at the end of the 16th century in neo-gothic style is one of the most beautiful religious buildings Kurzeme.
In Talsi there is a regional museum located in a beautiful neoclassical building of the 19th century.
Near the town there is a small picturesque town. Sabile, in which the northernmost grapes are grown in Latvia.
Video – Talsi
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