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Vermanes Park, Riga

(4.7/5 based on 460+ 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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  • A nice place to be enjoyed especially during the summer heat, to be found near the Independence memorial. Lovely, green, tranquil, it's a good spot to walk away from the bustling crowds of Old Riga mi...  more »
  • ... would shared old city with new buildings. The park itself just fine allows relax from the city-both new and old! Duck charm.
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  • Went to take a walk in the evening in this park. Like that around the perimeter of the hang garlands: snowflakes and stars paths are highlighted, near frozen streams many ducks. The Park is very romantic and something like that in the movie "home alone";););)
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