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Historical and old photos of Bulduri (german - Bilderlingshof)

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Historical and old photos of Bulduri (german - Bilderlingshof)

A small historical reference

Geography: Bulduri is a residential area and neighbourhood of the city of Jūrmala, Latvia.

Bulduri station - a part of the Riga beach and stopping point of Jurmala, located 20 km from Riga, the holiday village. The station serves the cottagers and residents. The station opened in 1877, called by the name of the owner of the estate Johanna Buldrinka (Bulderinga) was called Bilderlingskhof. Since 1919 it called Bulduri.

This is one of the first suburban area of Riga seaside - its construction started in 40-ies of the XIX century. In 1875, it was built for about 400 cottages. Well-off representatives of the German circles of Riga lived here, for which this place was often called the “German fortress”.

In 1910, the former estate of Bulduri was founded the first school of horticulture in Latvia. On the territory of today's horticultural college is also Bulduri Dendrological Park.

During the era of Imperial Russia, Bulduri was known to western visitors as Bilderlingshof and in Latvian as Bilderliņi Restaurant and nightclub Jūras Pērle (Sea Pearl) was built in Bulduri in 1965 according to plans by architect Josif Goldenberg and demolished in 1994.

On August 2018 opened new synagogue Beit Israel. It is the only active synagogue in Jurmala and the first one to be build after the destruction of the local Bulduri synagogue in 1941.

In the early years of the 21st century, a shopping center and a water park were built near the bridge over Lielupe on the site of the former stadium.

Date of foundation:

History:

Population: 3 070

Sights:

Bulduri. Kurhaus, thermal baths
Kurhaus, thermal baths
Bulduri. Forest avenue
Forest avenue
Bulduri. Bridge over the River Aa
Bridge over the River Aa
Bulduri. Bridge over the River Aa
Bridge over the River Aa
Bulduri. Hotel Bilderlingskhof
Hotel "Bilderlingskhof"
Bulduri. Stroll
Stroll
Bulduri. Sea view
Sea view
Bulduri. Railroad station
Railroad station



Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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