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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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  • According to the city walls, bathing lovely public gardens, it was frozen during our visit and snow covered parks.
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  • Very nice place, with lovely illuminated bridges which is nonstandard (white or yellow) sense of depth from the bridge. Peace and quiet, a very nice walk in pairs or enjoy a quiet moment alone
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  • It's very nice in summer ,but as we were there in January it's was all frozen and ducks were sitting in the ice :) but still it was a pleasant walk alongside the canal