Daugavpils is a city that makes you feel at home
“Ancient stones of the fortress and splendid art nouveau in the heart of the city, low-rise wooden houses with finely carved bluish-grey shutters and geraniums on the windowsills in the part of the city called Forstadt - create the peculiar feeling of being at home, being safe. It accompanies all those, who have been born here or have lived here for some period of time", writes poetess Anna Rancāne.
Daugava means so much.
Daugavpils is rich in waters, rich in languages, culture, denominations, and fates, it is a city where multi-ethnical and multicultural environment has been developed since ancient times.
Daugavpils - multicultural, multi-ethnical and multifunctional city, cross-border centre of services and economic development.
The aims which Daugavpils strives to achieve in the future:
- high quality of life and environment, high level of tolerance;
- to become an accessible international centre of services and economic development;
- to become a cross-border centre of culture, science and education.