Cēsis is a town in Gauja National Park, in the Vidzeme region of Latvia. Having only around 18,000 inhabitants, it is a fairly quiet historic town, containing two beautiful castles and parks, houses built in various different time periods as well as small cobbled streets in the Old Town.

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St. John's Church

Built in the 13th century with the spire built in 1853. Currently a Lutheran church. Climbing up in the tower provides a nice view over the Old Town and surroundings.

SEE   —  Lielā Skolas iela 8

Cesis Castle Complex

Complex with the Medieval Castle, the New Castle and the Cesis History and Art Museum.

SEE   —  Pils laukums 9

Old Town

Various wooden buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries still standing.

SEE   —  Map

Līvu Square

Has a fountain that is illuminated at night.

Cafe Popular

Pizzas. Daily bistro. Summer terrace.

Unity Square

Contains the Victory Monument.

SEE   —  Vienības laukums

Hostel "Putniņkrogs"

SLEEP   —  +371 641 20 290 —  Saules iela 23

May Park

SEE   —  Map

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