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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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Address: around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
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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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Art nouveau and beautiful architecture

Riga is a great city, small and cosy, charming and bright. I advise to visit it in the winter, it is all white, and then during the summer, it is warm and shiny !

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riga is a great city, small and cosy, charming and bright. I advise to visit it in the winter, it is all white, and then during the summer, it is warm and shiny !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You cant go to Riga without visiting the Old Town. The streets, buildings and everything is very beautiful and tells a tale. There are many great restaurants and cafes here. I went with two friends. We are 37, 24 and 20 years and we all agree. My parents says the same thing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely old city to stroll around. Plenty to see and do and an abundance of places to ear and drink at very reasonable prices.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Riga in December to see the Christmas market and experience the old town. The market was spread out over three different squares and added to the atmosphere. The old town was small enough to walk round and we did a walking tour including looking at the Art Nouveau buildings which was very interesting. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Typical European old city where you can see a lot of interesting buildings in a small area. Nice shops with souvenirs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice typical old city, amazing architecture..reasonable prices for drinks,food and other entertainments, worths a visite

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old City is very cosy and charming. Small streets that have lots of interesting Bars and Shops and very cosy to walk on during both Night and Day. Felt both safe and welcomed. Some modern shopping malls with the usual shops. H&M etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Riga in Winter is silent in Riga and this is basically only place where to go in winter. Ideal for tourists and visitours

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Riga old town is pretty, but the atmosphere in there is quite modern, compared to Tallinn for example. I wish they will guard the historian heritage in the future. Worth a visit, but not old enough feeling for my taste.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we were located in the heart of the old town we were still lost a few times ... Unlike in Tallinn things seemed out of place for the first day... Once we got our bearings right , it was quite manageable on foot . So much to do and see , so one must be well organised and plan... More 

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