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Lielais Kristaps - Big Christopher, Riga

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  • With map in hand we did a self guided walking tour of Riga. There were many interesting sights/sites and story's. This one we would not have even found without noted on the map, as is is by the river ...  more »
  • We nearly missed this and took some finding!!! As my husband is named Christopher we had to find it, lovely history and tale to it!!  more »
  • The Big Christopher (Kristaps, Latvian for Christopher) legend dates to the early 1500s with embryonic Riga. Residing in a cave on the east bank of Daugava River, Kristaps was the city’s protector fro...  more »
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  • Located not far from the center of Riga. Also beautiful views of the river Daugavu.
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  • Interesting history about this mythical hero
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  • There is not much written but is basic
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