Wednesday, 20 March 2013


Klaipėda is a city in Lithuania situated at the mouth of the Danė River where it flows into the Baltic Sea. It is the third largest city in Lithuania and the capital of Klaipėda CountyKlaipėda's main attractions are the historic buildings in the city's centre, dating from the 13th to 18th centuries. Some of its older buildings have picturesque half-timbered construction, similar to that found in Germany, France, England, Denmark and southern SwedenKlaipėda also host the Klaipėda Sea Festival each year during the month of July. It has been held since 1934. In 2009 the city hosted the Tall Ships Race as part of the festival.According to a city website, about 500,000 people have been present at the event. 

Lithuanian Year of the Snake stamp was used, with special mark. Thanks, Greta ;)

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