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Pilsetas kanals, Riga
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Flowing through parks and city sights, Pilsetas kanals used to serve as a barrier between the town and potential enemies in medieval times. Today, you can take a walk around this scenic area or opt for a boat tour that covers the city's numerous highlights. Find a picnic spot at one of the gardens alongside the channel and feed your crumbs to the ducks. For more adventure, try renting a kayak and paddling along the river, passing under its many bridges to observe the city from a different perspective. Arrange your visit to Pilsetas kanals and discover more family-friendly attractions in Riga using our Riga travel itinerary planner.
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  • At one time was one of the boundaries for the Old Town. Now meanders its way through the city, where it is used for water sports in the summer. Has a large number of beaver within. Scenic. 
  • The Canal meanders through the Vermanes park, dividing the Old town from the rest of city. We saw many adverts for boat cruises that we wanted to take, but they were out of business in October (openin...  more »
  • The Canal is a very nice walk in the hart of the city, quiet and tranqual, you can walk all the way up to almost to reach the Cruise port. Lots of stattues to be viewed all along. Make sure to take se...  more »