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Vermanes Park, Riga
(4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
The oldest public garden in town, Vermanes Park features large grassy areas, fountains, and playgrounds. When it opened in 1817, the site featured exotic trees and a restaurant. Today the 5 hectare (12 acre) park is home to new cafes and restaurants in a verdant setting where locals gather to play chess and enjoy a bit of nature. You can tour the park by kayak along the small river that flows by. A number of free events occur here during the year. By using our Riga trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Vermanes Park and other attractions in Riga.
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  • Pacification in this park. All pleases the soul. Silence, quiet expanse of mirrored waters, Velvet-lined shores. Adorable little slice of nature in Riga.
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  • This park is right in the center of the city separating the Old town from other areas. It's encircled by the Daugava river canal with few bridges and looks very romantic, specially at night when those...  more »
  • Excellent location in the City Centre for a stroll. In summer a lot of flowers and other plantings, fountains are built into the channel. There is a cozy Café. Clean and manicured lawns where you can relax. Canal walks boat, it takes an hour.
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