Amazing nature of the Curonian Spit

City Zelenogradsk located on the shores of the Baltic Sea and is a great value for Russia. True, this is not the value of wealth, most likely, it is the beauty that brings us to the city. After all, it departed from the city, on the shore, you can see the Curonian Spit, which extends to the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda.

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When you look at it, someone may notice a unique feature, that is, not only that it is narrow in size, so it is still a form of saber. Title Spit received from the tribes who lived here, called them Cours. A wonderful place where you can see large sand dunes, which in turn divide the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon. The length of the spit is 98 kilometers and the width can range from 400 meters to 3.8 kilometers. This is a huge space where the wind roam freely, playing with sand.

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In order to visit the Curonian Spit, it is advisable to choose a quiet time of year, that is, starting in May and ending November. During this period, the weather is favorable for visits. But apart from the fact that there are virtually everywhere sands have landscapes in which there are trees, bushes and shrubs. Precisely because of this, you can see a variety of wildlife.

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In 2000, the Curonian arch was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is now property to be protected and no one dares to spoil it, well, except that nature herself. I forgot to mention that part of the arc belongs to Russia, Lithuania, and some can for someone else is not important, but it is better to know this moment. And then suddenly, walking, you inadvertently wander on foreign territory, although it is almost impossible.

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Visit places is not just good for the soul, but also for the body. After the air is beautiful, clean and always inspiring.