Old City Riga (Vecriga), Riga

4.7
Must see · World heritage site · Neighborhood · Other
At Old City Riga (Vecriga), see its famous old churches and cathedrals, such as Riga Cathedral and St. Peter's church. Pick up a city map from the tourist information center, and stroll the narrow cobblestone streets much like 19th-century Latvians did. Note the distinctions among German, Russian, Italian, and Dutch architecture, and keep an eye out for the House of Blackheads and the Swedish Gate along the remains of the ancient city walls. On a guided tour, you can learn more about this town that has been the economic, financial, and cultural center of Baltic region since the 13th century. Don't forget to sample some of the traditional Latvian fare at one of the many restaurants. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Riga fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Very impressive to see how the inhabitants reclaimed the old city destroyed in WWII, they have put down the communist building done by the soviets and rebuild it as in the old times  more »
  • The old city is very nice, compact and is good enough for a day trip. I stayed for three days, Riga city is very green, picturesque and there are sights to see. I highly recommend to sit by the...  more »
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