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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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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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  • Average4%
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around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
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+371 67 356 023
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"cobbled streets"
in 109 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 84 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 37 reviews
"every corner"
in 54 reviews
"walk around"
in 67 reviews
"art nouveau buildings"
in 38 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 32 reviews
"great architecture"
in 27 reviews
"central market"
in 25 reviews
"walking tour"
in 44 reviews
"parks"
in 90 reviews
"tourists"
in 101 reviews
"europe"
in 87 reviews
"capital"
in 47 reviews
"canal"
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"culture"
in 76 reviews
"snow"
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Reviewed today

Get the lottle train/car from Dom Square, and travel,through the narrow streets, stopping to near the audio commentary. It takes about half an hour

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Reviewed yesterday

Not ones usual imagination of an oldcity. Humming with eating places and colorful at that. One can find something to suit ones taste.

Thank Gordon B
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Reviewed yesterday

As I mentioned in little Paris, great croissants, lots of small places where you can sit, good prices, luxury service.

Thank Anna P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful, what more can I say! One of the most architecturally superb cities I have travelled to. The mixture of architectural styles, the ease of walking the streets and importantly, it’s a very safe city. Friendly people, English spoken by most and a feeling of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A charming and pleasant city full of restaurants and a vibrant atmosphere. we loved it. a lot to see

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of places to see and things to do! Wonderful cute little street vendors. Amazing old architecture! Love the cobblestone streets!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a nice surprise walking around the old town. We had a guide and the history of the city is interesting and the buildings/churches are beautiful and a nice mixture of facades, with side walk cafes...no wonder some call this the Paris of the...More

Thank Bruce C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Riga is a nice baltic old town with a troubled history until their independence late 20th century. The town is clean and all within walking distance. Its got a fantastic pub scene and good for the younger generation. The local younger generation can speak good...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend weekend and more. Fascinating architecture and cobbled roads and lovely cafes are a good combination . Great weather contributed to us walking the streets and parks and museums....visiting churches all day....10 euros for 3 days tram ticket also was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The center can be a little thronged with tourists, but the streets are broad enough and the area is large enough that you'll find plenty of little streets to explore.

Thank Eric S
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It is very safe here! People are very friendly and helpful. Also, follow the advice from the guy from Denmark!
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Lithuania has beautiful beaches on the Curonian Spit. I didn't see any in Latvia.
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Opposite the freedome monument
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