Klaipeda is Lithuania's third largest city in the southwestern part of the country on the Baltic Sea. The city has a rich history dating back to the 12th century, and today it is a popular tourist destination with plenty of attractions to see and enjoy. Klaipeda is known for its beaches and historic architecture and is a popular summer destination spot. If you're planning a trip to Lithuania, Klaipeda should be on your list!
- Klaipeda is home to Lithuania's only seaport.
- The city has a population of just over 158,000.
- Klaipeda was founded in 1252.
- Klaipėda's Old Town is one of the most well-preserved in Europe.
Klaipėda Major Attractions:
- Lithuanian Sea Museum – This museum is located in the city's old castle and chronicles the history of Lithuania's maritime culture.
- Curonian Spit – This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a 98-kilometer long peninsula that separates the Baltic Sea