Ainaži Seafarers' Cemetery

The Old Seafarers' Cemetery of Ainaži historically evolved from the burial places of the shipowners Veide and Miķelsons.
The Old Sailors' Cemetery of Ainaži historically evolved from the burial places of the shipowners Veide and Miķelsons. The ancestors of these families have been buried in the cemetery since the mid-19th century. Here lie such men as Juris, Andrejs and Otto Veides, Jānis Miķelsons and others. In later years, other sailors, fishermen and their relatives were also buried here. A seventeen-year-old English sailor, Griffith P. Jones, found a lifelong home in Ainaži Cemetery. Under a white marble cross lies the little daughter of sailor Seglenieks, she was born in Jamaica. The extended Estonian Meieri family also lies here. Captain Miķelis Miķelsons and his wife Emilia are now together for life on Ainaži Tomb Hill.
lat: 57.854225; lon: 24.352041


Swimming pool at Ainaži Hospital

Address:Valdemāra 46, Ainaži
Phone:28351451, 64024971
Want to swim but the sun hasn't warmed the sea water enough yet? Sign up and go for a swim in the Ainaži Hospital pool! read more ››

Firefighting Museum

Address:Valdemāra iela 69, Ainaži
Phone:+371 29213784
The museum was opened on 15 December 1991, when the firefighters celebrated their 65th anniversary. read more ››

Veide Castle

Address:Valdemāra iela 45, Ainaži
Veide Castle was built in 1902. It was built by a ship owner and captain Mārtiņš Veide -representative of the most influential family of Ainaži town at that time. The building today is one of the most visible in Ainaži.

Ainaži Naval School Museum

Address:K.Valdemāra iela 47, Ainaži
Phone:+371 64 043 349
The compact and idyllic town of Ainaži is the cradle of Latvian seafaring. In the very centre of the cradle is now the Ainaži Maritime School Museum, a witness to the glory of the old Latvian seafaring. read more ››

Ainaži Lighthouse

Address:Valdemāra iela 35A, Ainaži
In Ainaži there were once three lighthouses, but nowadays only the third one remains, which still works and shows the way to the sailors. read more ››
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