The ancient and original city of Sigulda lies 50 kilometres from Riga, the capital of Latvia. Sigulda is famous for its historical monuments of the 13th century - Turaida's castle and Sigulda's castle-ruins. Sigulda is the place where the international Opera Music Festival takes place. Thousands of opera music lovers from Latvia and abroad get together during the festival. The performance of distinguished artists and the fabulous nature provide unforgettable moments for the audience.