Old City Riga (Vecriga), Riga

4.7
Must see · World heritage site · Neighborhood · Other
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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  • I have been in many old towns around but Riga s old town is very impressive. Amazing buildings great architecture nice restoration on all buildings . Just superb. It was very nice feeling strolling...  more »
  • A very pleasant old town. Ideal for a weekend visit. Also recommended the national art gallery an interesting collection of Latvian art and its development through time.  more »

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