Daugavpils - the second town in Latvia with a population of 117000. Town was founded in 1275 and has celebrated its 725th birthday in 2000. Daugavpils is located on the south-east part of Latvia on the banks of Daugava river. The town is famous for its architectural and historical monuments. The most interesting place to visit is Daugavpil's fortress built in 18th century. Many beautiful lakes surround this town.