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. Start your trip to Riga by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • If you go here, then why do visiting Riga? Almost all attractions can be found here. People in March is not much, although there are always tourists.
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  • Should be a good weather for walking. Check internet for free excursions. Coz you will be able to learn so many little things and myth about old town. Something similar to Gamla stan in Stockholm, Swe...  more »
  • Unfortunately, the Centre has changed a lot, became noisy and all, but old provonjalo all beauty and day walking still nice
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