Jurmala is a beautiful city located within close reach of Riga. Usually visitors come to Jurmala to enjoy some beach fun and relax at the spas. The city features a couple of good museums and beautiful wooden art nouveau architecture. The city is good to visit at any time of the year, but visitors prefer the summer months because of the beach activities and summer fun. The city has now developed to become a venue for meetings and conferences. There are a number of resorts lined across the city. The beach features fine white sands and allows visors to enjoy a wide range of water sports.
The city also has a few good museums. The Jurmala City Museum exhibits the history of the area. The Jurmala Ethnographic Open-Air Museum is an excellent place to visit. The museum details the history and the lifestyle of the people of Jurmala. The Kemeri National Park stretches beyond the Jurmala Beach and was once popular for its spring water and curative mud.
The Jomas Street and Juras Street are an attraction in itself and are the best places for shopping. Visitors can find a number of souvenir shops and shops selling clothing, shoes and other items dotted along these streets.
The nearest airport to Jurmala is the Riga International Airport. From the airport visitors can take the minibus to the Imanta railway station and then take a train to the Majori station. The entire journey takes about half an hour.
There are no halal restaurants in Jurmala. Visitors can find a few places serving vegetarian dishes.
There are no mosques in Jurmala. The nearest mosque to Jurmala is the Latvian Islamic Centre in Riga.