Jūrmalciems Fishing Net House “Piestātne”

It unites cultural heritage, skills, and traditions of fishing. 

Visitors can see an exposition dedicated to fishers and learn about fishing traditions and history of Jūrmalciems.

In the past fishers used the “Piestātne” as a place to take fish out from the nets. That is why this building was called the house of nets. Currently, the NGO “Jūrmalciema valgums” operates here and you can call them to organise your visit.

Admission: for donations.

+371 26114601 (with prior reservation)

We have more…

Pape

Pape was first mentioned in writings in 1253. After World War I, Pape was one of the largest fishing villages in Kurzeme, with more than 100 houses. Since 2003, the Pape Nature Park has been here, where you can find unique natural ecosystems, beautiful landscapes, and...

Monument to Sculptor Miķelis Pankoks

Miķelis Pankoks (1894–1983) was a scultor, carpenter, fisherman, autodidact with a parish school education. He was born in the family of a fisherman in "Veckupši" at Jūrmalciems. A memorial stone is installed there. During his life, he created more than 700 unique...

Skip to content