Approximately 190,000 people call Klaipeda in Lithuania home.
Klaipeda is located approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of Kaunas and 180 miles (290 kilometers) west of Vilnius, the national capital.
Sometimes dramatic, sometimes wonderfully romantic, the forts and castles in this part of the world are always excellent to photograph. When you view the iconic design of the Klaipeda Castle, it's easy to envisage how local rulers once governed this region.
Discover local history by taking a trip to the History Museum of Lithuania Minor, one of the most popular history museums. Stroll the collection’s peaceful hallways and examine the exhibits on display.
Keen nature lovers will be glad to find out that the local area also has a few ecological reserves where you can go to see beautiful surrounds and remarkable flora and fauna. Stretch your legs at Kursiu Nerija National Park and appreciate being away from the urban streets.
Theatre Square is one of the most popular public places in Klaipeda. Relax with a coffee, mingle with locals, and you’ll soon see why this square is so adored by Klaipeda residents.