For centuries Jurmala has been a popular tourist resort, thanks to a healthy seaside climate, pine forests, sand dunes and medicinal waters. Nowadays Jurmala is the largest seaside resort in the Baltic States. The city of Jurmala is also proud of its unique wooden architecture, which, since the 19th and early 20th century, has been a unique characteristic of the city. Here classical, art nouveau, national romantic and functionalist buildings coexist harmoniously; 414 buildings are included in the list of architectural monuments, more than 4000 buildings are classified as city historical buildings.
The main pedestrian street, Jomas street, offers plenty of restaurants and bars where it will be possible to eat or take some coffee (own expense). Or just walk around the gift shops and markets.