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Riga Sights

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Ranked #1 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Full of small squares where you can drink good local beer in the open air in summer, or huddle over a hot bar snack in winter, Riga's Old Town is one of the nice places to wander... more »

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Ranked #2 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: One of the most magnificent buildings in Town Hall Square is the House of Blackheads (circa 1334 and rebuilt in 1995-99),... more » Owner description: One of the most magnificent buildings in Town Hall Square is the House of Blackheads (circa 1334 and rebuilt in 1995-99), which once hosted a brotherhood of foreign merchants and now serves as both a museum and concert hall. « less
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Ranked #7 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts... more » Owner description: First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts 6,768 pipes, making it one of the biggest in the world. « less
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Ranked #8 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #10 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums

In a forest just to east of the city limits of Riga, exists the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum.  Take the A2 (E77) road ot of town and if you get to the crossroads of the... more »

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Ranked #12 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

  The Freedom Monument holds in her hands three stars, symbolising the three reigions of Latvia:  Courland (Kurzeme), Livland (Vidzeme), Lettgallen (Latga... Throughout the... more »

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Ranked #16 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The story behind this unique architecture tells of its Latvian owner who was denied membership in the powerful Great Guild;... more » Owner description: The story behind this unique architecture tells of its Latvian owner who was denied membership in the powerful Great Guild; to show his displeasure, he built two cat sculptures on his roof with their backsides facing the Guild and their tails straight up to finish the insult. « less
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Ranked #19 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This is the only surviving city gate of Riga, which was built into the city wall in 1698 during Swedish rule.
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Ranked #30 of 36 Sights & Landmarks in Riga
Category: Cemeteries; Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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