Nida

 

Nida is a settlement on the Curonian Spit, on the southern outskirts of the city of Neringa, near the national road 167 Smiltyne – Nida. Administrative center of Neringa municipality.

It is a resort village, which receives about 200-300 thousand people every summer. (about 700 thousand visit Neringa per year) tourists - a lot from Lithuania and Western Europe, especially Germany. From Nida to Klaipėda (Smiltynė's new ferry) there is a Neringa bicycle path. In Nida there are rest and hostels, hotels, camping. There is a port, a boat dock and a yacht club by the lagoon. There is an airport three km northeast of the village of Nida.

A dozen side streets (mostly cul-de-sac type) converge on the central street. Remaining old, 19th-20th century. junctions of cottages and villas. History Museum (founded in 1966). Here you can get acquainted with the life and culture of the local people, traditional businesses - fishing, crow catching, etc. Fisherman's Ethnographic Homestead (built in 1974), Tomas Manas Memorial Museum (since 1995) V. K. Mizgiriai Amber Gallery-Museum (since 1995), which exhibits works of contemporary artists made of amber, and copies of archeological finds. Nida St. The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (serves the whole of Neringa), the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Nida (built in 1888), next to the church - an ethnographic cemetery, where you can see tombstones-baptisms made of wood. There is also a monument to G. D. Kuvert, built in 1856 for the gardener of the Nida area. It stands at the end of G. D. Kuverto Street. Later, dune caretakers and foresters were buried in this place, in the old cemetery of the Nida dune planters.

There is a secondary school in Nida, since 2005. There is a branch of Kaunas Service Business Employees Vocational Training Center, Neringa Municipality Public Library, Neringa Post Office (LT-93012), forest district.