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Old City Riga (Vecriga), Riga

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At Old City Riga (Vecriga), see its famous old churches and cathedrals, such as Riga Cathedral and St. Peter's church. Pick up a city map from the tourist information center, and stroll the narrow cobblestone streets much like 19th-century Latvians did. Note the distinctions among German, Russian, Italian, and Dutch architecture, and keep an eye out for the House of Blackheads and the Swedish Gate along the remains of the ancient city walls. On a guided tour, you can learn more about this town that has been the economic, financial, and cultural center of Baltic region since the 13th century. Don't forget to sample some of the traditional Latvian fare at one of the many restaurants. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Riga fast, fun, and easy.
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  • This is the best locations in Riga...outside of Old City the rest of the city is pretty much either Soviet-style architecture or modern business offices. Old City is the place to go. 
    This is the best locations in Riga...outside of Old City the rest of the city is pretty much either Soviet-style architecture or modern business offices. Old City is the place to go.  more »
  • Large older part of the city with many Baroque and Art Nouveau buildings, bars cafes and restaurants. Lively nightlife with music in the streets and bars , but also able to find quiet areas if... 
    Large older part of the city with many Baroque and Art Nouveau buildings, bars cafes and restaurants. Lively nightlife with music in the streets and bars , but also able to find quiet areas if...  more »

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