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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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Address: around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: 37167356023
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled...
This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus such historic sites as the 13th-century Riga Castle, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate and the Freedom Monument.
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incredible architecture, fantastic value for money and great food ( if you do your research) this place is a hidden gem with live music, open air bars, art and entertainment

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

incredible architecture, fantastic value for money and great food ( if you do your research) this place is a hidden gem with live music, open air bars, art and entertainment

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

There is just something about Riga that keeps drawing me back again and again. I have been to many places around the world but no other city has captivated me so much. It might not be known as even one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but in my opinion it is.

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Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The old town of riga, Latvia is a cozy/cute town.. the old city is walkable with a beautiful view and lots of beautiful souvenir items.

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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

You will not find such a beautiful city so crammed with fabulous art nouveau buildings. There are wonderful parks/green places, churches and monuments as well as other edifices such as churches and parks with a scenic canal. The city is also very clean - no litter!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The new Library building is extraordinary and has a beautiful city view! If you go there you should definetly spend some time to see the new library! There is terrible traffic jam especially around the city. Food is not so great, city is a bit expensive!

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My second visit to the Old City and I love it even more. It is so atmospheric. Old cobbled streets, very different shops, lots great cafes and sites. Just love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old city and lots of history the cobblestone streets are a distinct reminder of the old ways and the shops store fronts are very welcoming to tourists. Good places to sit and have a drink or just coffee great place to spend the nights with and watch as people stroll the night temperature is very good

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lots of beautiful art nouveau architecture! Quaint streets, churches and historic buildings. Be sure to have a guide to help you understand the history and significance of everything. A beautiful place to spend a couple of days!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I am very often at this place and I am loving it everytime! It's very beautiful. Cobblestone streets are not for high heels, haha! But the restaurants are amazing, the shops are amazing...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice city square with beautiful buildings with their history. There is a lot of museums and other activities in the city

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Address: around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: 37167356023
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga

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