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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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This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with...

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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Riga's historical centre belongs to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. You can admire buildings from different eras and architectonical styles, cobble-stone streets, Rozena Street... read more

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Jasper, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riga's historical centre belongs to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. You can admire buildings from different eras and architectonical styles, cobble-stone streets, Rozena Street - the narrowest street in Riga, churches, galleries, museums, Hanseatic and Medieval-era buildings and much more.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old City offers the opportunity for an interesting hour or two of walking, and multiple eating options. A lot of the architecture is relatively modern, and a good job has been done in making everything tie together...

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous old city of Riga. Walking around, visiting bars and cafeterias all day. In July Jazz festival in the town. In almost every square a band is playing life music. The atmosphere is incredible!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely old town, cobblestone streets, nice old architecture, friendly locals. Stop for lunch and enjoy local food and a beer- a day well spent.

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This center is a must-see attraction for any tourist visiting Riga. Most historical sightseeings are within walking distance. The center has a special atmosphere charmed by its narrow streets, the many restaurants/cafes and the streams of tourists staring at the tall old buildings. Indeed, walking in the narrow streets of Old Riga at night is an amazing experience by itself.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need a good pair of walking shoes to wander around all the streets of the Old City, and to wallow in the beauty of the many different designs of building. Great photo opportunity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can see lots of things in one day walk and have drinks and foods on the way. Nicely clean and beautiful. Food cost is not so expensive.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice old buildings in good shape. Big parks around and the channel just in the center of Riga. The Market hall's was really interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The center is good. There is not espectacular monuments but the city has its own atmosphere. People are very kind and helpfull. Full feeling of security at the streets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Riga old town is beautiful architecture sights etc history and different museums are great lots of information and fun so not boring or tedious ! Try different bars there are plenty to choose from! Finnish, Irish, Russian BUT don't drink too much the roads/pavements are all uneven cobbled lethal in the dry never mind after the rain or spilt drinks... More 

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