Jurmala, Sigulda, Cesis. They all are so different! Jurmala is closest to the capital – just 25 km from Riga city center is famous for specific wooden architecture. Sigulda is a home for Turaida castle – one of the main landmarks of Latvia, medieval castle in the area called Latvian Switzerland – a region of high hills and old forests. While Cesis is a charming village in the center of the country.