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Venta Waterfall

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Address: Venta river Kuldiga, Kuldiga 3301, Latvia
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$76*
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Full-Day Tour to Kuldiga from Riga
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Full day Private Tour from Riga: Switzerland of Kurzeme

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Summer heat escape

We went there on a hot August day and it was the perfect escape from Riga heat. Takes about 2 hours to get there with the traffic jams but once you arrive the little town and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Florentina C
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there on a hot August day and it was the perfect escape from Riga heat. Takes about 2 hours to get there with the traffic jams but once you arrive the little town and the waterfall makes it all worthy. The town first: is small and pretty with pedestrian city centre and very interesting architecture. The waterfall is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view is very romantic and calm. Not as high as you would expect, but still impressive. Would like to come back to the flying fish festival

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

To be honest I've not expected that kind of views. But it is certainly worth a visit. You can cross the waterfall barefoot. Good massage for your feet :) some places it gets deep but I have managed it with my 9 year old.

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Jurmala, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The widest, naturally formed, waterfall in Europe (249 m) is associated with a number of legends and historic events. In old day's, due to Duke Jakob’s invented fishing devices installed on the waterfall, Kuldīga was known as the city where salmons were caught in the air.

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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit -- in fact, plan on spending the day in this quaint little town with wonderful public gardens. Like many towns in the Baltic States, Kaldiga was founded in the 13th Century and thrived as part of the Hanseatic League (a 13th Century EU which lasted a lot longer than the present one seems likely to)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Need to walk over the waterfall. Nice view from both sides, from fall and from bridge. Swim wear is needed

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful!Stunning! Dont miss it.Bring towels and go swimming in the designated area behibd the waterfall. We just went to see the waterfall but ended up spending the whole day there.Toilets and changing facilities as well as a wooden playground are available.Highly recommend!

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there several times, and it changed for worse. Everything is covered with grass and reeds, and nobody bothers to give it a more decent looks. It's worth visiting, however. The kids will definitely like it. Several duck families live there, and they are not afraid of people.

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Thank TECAK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited place at summer, found this as calm, relaxing, well organised place with facilities. You can walk over river and rocks if water is low. Sound of waterfall has some sanity. Felt better and recommend for audience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to jump and dive from the waterfall during summer when water is above 20 C almost all summer! Enjoy the natural waterfall massage and clean water! A lot of fun! Look for others to understand where to jump and how to climb back ;)

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