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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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  • Many rigans grew up here, in a wonderful location in the Centre of the city. Center for children was just nowhere to walk Here and today there are a lot of entertainments for children and ... adults. Beer festivals for them. The Park is so good that after the excursions and bustle of the city want to sit in the nooks, and on sunny days you can enjoy here even at the central lawn here same posh restaurant Library N 1, near Japanese restaurant. But the most famous 24-hour flower market and near the Park too!
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  • It is a beautiful park. Very small but that makes it perfect, you don't get tired walking through it. There are nice details and flowers in the garden and you can get a canal cruise from there. The pr...  more »
  • The place that is loved both by the locals and the tourists - Vermanes Park. It's got lot of green grass to stay on, the watery channel filled with boats to ride on and ever-ready-to-eat ducks to feed...  more »