Dmitrijs’s guidebook

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Dmitrijs’s guidebook

Sightseeing
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Freedom Monument
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Bastejkalna park
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City Canal
Latvian National Theatre
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The castle was founded in 1330. Its structure was thoroughly rebuilt between 1497 and 1515. Upon the castle's seizure by the Swedes, they constructed spacious annexes in 1641.
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Riga Castle
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The castle was founded in 1330. Its structure was thoroughly rebuilt between 1497 and 1515. Upon the castle's seizure by the Swedes, they constructed spacious annexes in 1641.
According to legend, once upon a time a very strong man lived on the Daugava riverside and he earned his living by carrying people across the river on his back. One night he was approached by a little boy who asked to carry him over the river. Although the weather was stormy, the man picked up the child and began carrying him across the river. With each step, the man found that the child was becaming heavier until by midstream only with the greatest of effort could he made it to shore. The boy turned out to be Christ's son so the man was named Kristaps (Latvian form of Christopher). Now you will find his statue on the right bank of the Daugava.
Lielais Kristaps
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According to legend, once upon a time a very strong man lived on the Daugava riverside and he earned his living by carrying people across the river on his back. One night he was approached by a little boy who asked to carry him over the river. Although the weather was stormy, the man picked up the child and began carrying him across the river. With each step, the man found that the child was becaming heavier until by midstream only with the greatest of effort could he made it to shore. The boy turned out to be Christ's son so the man was named Kristaps (Latvian form of Christopher). Now you will find his statue on the right bank of the Daugava.
The church was built near the River Daugava in 1211 by Livonian Bishop Albert of Riga, who came from Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany. It is considered the largest medieval church in the Baltic states. It has undergone many modifications in the course of its history. David Caspari was rector of the cathedral school in the late 17th century. His son Georg Caspari also served at the cathedral. Religious services were prohibited during the Soviet occupation from 1939 to 1989, and the cathedral was used as a concert hall. In 2011 the copper roofing above the nave was replaced. In 2015 the tower exterior was also re-plated and its wooden support structure renewed.
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Riga Cathedral
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The church was built near the River Daugava in 1211 by Livonian Bishop Albert of Riga, who came from Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany. It is considered the largest medieval church in the Baltic states. It has undergone many modifications in the course of its history. David Caspari was rector of the cathedral school in the late 17th century. His son Georg Caspari also served at the cathedral. Religious services were prohibited during the Soviet occupation from 1939 to 1989, and the cathedral was used as a concert hall. In 2011 the copper roofing above the nave was replaced. In 2015 the tower exterior was also re-plated and its wooden support structure renewed.
The Town Hall Square was formed of a market square and up to 19th century it was the economic and an administrative centre of Riga. A lot of different processions, competitions, tournaments and dances were organized on this square. The square was also a place for a fulfilment of execution. People of Riga were convoked to see it by a bell of the St. Ekaba's cathedral. One of the major structures of the Town Hall square was the Town hall - a three-storied building with a tower and a clock on it. Main city problems were solved in the Town hall. It was a symbol of independence and it promoted construction activity in Riga. In this building till 1889 there was a Riga Town hall, later it was replaced by the selected municipal council.
Riga Town Hall Square
The Town Hall Square was formed of a market square and up to 19th century it was the economic and an administrative centre of Riga. A lot of different processions, competitions, tournaments and dances were organized on this square. The square was also a place for a fulfilment of execution. People of Riga were convoked to see it by a bell of the St. Ekaba's cathedral. One of the major structures of the Town Hall square was the Town hall - a three-storied building with a tower and a clock on it. Main city problems were solved in the Town hall. It was a symbol of independence and it promoted construction activity in Riga. In this building till 1889 there was a Riga Town hall, later it was replaced by the selected municipal council.
The Small Guild (Latvian: Mazā ģilde) is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, at 3/5 Amatu Street. The building was erected in the years 1864—66 after a project by architect Johann Felsko in Neo-Gothic style.
The Small Guild
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The Small Guild (Latvian: Mazā ģilde) is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, at 3/5 Amatu Street. The building was erected in the years 1864—66 after a project by architect Johann Felsko in Neo-Gothic style.
The Cat House is a building situated at 10 Meistaru iela in the old town of Riga, the capital of Latvia. It was built in 1909 according to the blueprint of architect Friedrich Scheffel. The building is styled as medieval architecture with some elements of Art Nouveau.
Cat House
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The Cat House is a building situated at 10 Meistaru iela in the old town of Riga, the capital of Latvia. It was built in 1909 according to the blueprint of architect Friedrich Scheffel. The building is styled as medieval architecture with some elements of Art Nouveau.
he collection of red-roofed buildings along Torņa Street on one side of Old Town Riga is known as Jacob’s Barracks and is home to a number of bars and restaurants, beauty salons, and travel agencies. The barracks were built in the 18th century at the base of the city fortifications and since then they were restored several times. From the very beginning until the 1990s the premises were used by various armies until the last restoration in 1997. Now the eye-catching buildings are significant features of Old Town Riga; they can be regarded as a border between the city's history and contemporary times. Today the premises host various intimate restaurants, bars and cafes, beauty salons, travel agencies, and souvenir shops. Please pay attention that Jacob's Barracks face the historic Powder Tower and Swedish Gate on the other side of Torņa Street.
Jacob's Barracks
4 Torņa iela
he collection of red-roofed buildings along Torņa Street on one side of Old Town Riga is known as Jacob’s Barracks and is home to a number of bars and restaurants, beauty salons, and travel agencies. The barracks were built in the 18th century at the base of the city fortifications and since then they were restored several times. From the very beginning until the 1990s the premises were used by various armies until the last restoration in 1997. Now the eye-catching buildings are significant features of Old Town Riga; they can be regarded as a border between the city's history and contemporary times. Today the premises host various intimate restaurants, bars and cafes, beauty salons, travel agencies, and souvenir shops. Please pay attention that Jacob's Barracks face the historic Powder Tower and Swedish Gate on the other side of Torņa Street.
The Swedish Gate (Latvian: Zviedru vārti) is situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected 1698 as a part of the Riga Wall to provide access to barracks outside the city wall. Kurt Wallander visits the site in the novel Dogs of Riga.
The Swedish Gate
The Swedish Gate (Latvian: Zviedru vārti) is situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected 1698 as a part of the Riga Wall to provide access to barracks outside the city wall. Kurt Wallander visits the site in the novel Dogs of Riga.
The Saeima is the parliament of the Republic of Latvia. It is a unicameral parliament consisting of 100 members who are elected by proportional representation, with seats allocated to political parties which gain at least 5% of the popular vote.
Saeima
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The Saeima is the parliament of the Republic of Latvia. It is a unicameral parliament consisting of 100 members who are elected by proportional representation, with seats allocated to political parties which gain at least 5% of the popular vote.
The church was built near the River Daugava in 1211 by Livonian Bishop Albert of Riga, who came from Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany. It is considered the largest medieval church in the Baltic states. It has undergone many modifications in the course of its history. David Caspari was rector of the cathedral school in the late 17th century. His son Georg Caspari also served at the cathedral. Religious services were prohibited during the Soviet occupation from 1939 to 1989, and the cathedral was used as a concert hall. In 2011 the copper roofing above the nave was replaced. In 2015 the tower exterior was also re-plated and its wooden support structure renewed.
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Riga Cathedral
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The church was built near the River Daugava in 1211 by Livonian Bishop Albert of Riga, who came from Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany. It is considered the largest medieval church in the Baltic states. It has undergone many modifications in the course of its history. David Caspari was rector of the cathedral school in the late 17th century. His son Georg Caspari also served at the cathedral. Religious services were prohibited during the Soviet occupation from 1939 to 1989, and the cathedral was used as a concert hall. In 2011 the copper roofing above the nave was replaced. In 2015 the tower exterior was also re-plated and its wooden support structure renewed.
St.John's Church is the oldest house of worship in Riga. Originally the Dominican monastery's chapel was located here in the 13th century. After several reconstructions, around 1500 the edifice acquired its present appearance - high Gothic pediment, span roof and a small tower. In 1523 Riga City Council confiscated St. John's Church. A Latvian congregation acquired the church in 1582, though it turned out to be too small for their needs. In 1587 - 1588 the church was enlarged with a wing for the altar. During the 18th century St. John's Church sustained damage several times and was reconstructed. The present tower was built in 1849 according to a project by architect J.D.Felsko. St.John's Church has a legend - in the 15th century two monks wished to become saints and were immured in the wall. While they were still alive, Riga residents fed them through a special hole. But they were not consecrated. There is still a cross-shaped hole in a wall where both bodies lie.
St. John's Church
St.John's Church is the oldest house of worship in Riga. Originally the Dominican monastery's chapel was located here in the 13th century. After several reconstructions, around 1500 the edifice acquired its present appearance - high Gothic pediment, span roof and a small tower. In 1523 Riga City Council confiscated St. John's Church. A Latvian congregation acquired the church in 1582, though it turned out to be too small for their needs. In 1587 - 1588 the church was enlarged with a wing for the altar. During the 18th century St. John's Church sustained damage several times and was reconstructed. The present tower was built in 1849 according to a project by architect J.D.Felsko. St.John's Church has a legend - in the 15th century two monks wished to become saints and were immured in the wall. While they were still alive, Riga residents fed them through a special hole. But they were not consecrated. There is still a cross-shaped hole in a wall where both bodies lie.
Southward from the center of the Old Town of Riga, along the right bank of the Daugava, is a quarter gilded with a historical aura – Spikeri Quarter and its adjacent promenade, which are part of the territory of UNESCO Cultural Heritage – the historical center of the city of Riga. Since the 14th century, this area had a wharf for loading and unloading cargo ships. The location had several warehouses (Hanf – Ambaren or “hemp warehouse” in German). The warehouse quarter was created in the second half of the 19th century, when the territory was covered with uniform warehouses. Designed in the 19thcentury by the best architects of the Baltic States, the simple but striking red brick buildings there are 150 years old.
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Spīķeri
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Southward from the center of the Old Town of Riga, along the right bank of the Daugava, is a quarter gilded with a historical aura – Spikeri Quarter and its adjacent promenade, which are part of the territory of UNESCO Cultural Heritage – the historical center of the city of Riga. Since the 14th century, this area had a wharf for loading and unloading cargo ships. The location had several warehouses (Hanf – Ambaren or “hemp warehouse” in German). The warehouse quarter was created in the second half of the 19th century, when the territory was covered with uniform warehouses. Designed in the 19thcentury by the best architects of the Baltic States, the simple but striking red brick buildings there are 150 years old.
Latvian Academy of Sciences observation deck offers Riga guests and local residents to have a breath-taking view of Riga's Old Town and the Daugava River from the building's 17th-floor balcony at the height of 65 metres. The observation deck of Latvian Academy of Sciences is open every day from dawn till dusk, says the ticket lady. One ticket costs EUR 5.00, the price also includes a booklet about the edifice that was built at the end of the 1950s and has seen many interesting historical twists and turns. A lift will take you to the 15th floor, from there you will have to walk up the stairs to reach the 17th floor. You can stay at the observation deck as long as you wish, observing the hustle and bustle of Riga Central Market and the magnificent building of Latvia's National Library on the other bank of the river. You will also probably spend some time looking at cockerels atop Old Town churches, Zaķusala TV tower and ships in the Daugava River.
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Latvijas Zinātņu akadēmija
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Latvian Academy of Sciences observation deck offers Riga guests and local residents to have a breath-taking view of Riga's Old Town and the Daugava River from the building's 17th-floor balcony at the height of 65 metres. The observation deck of Latvian Academy of Sciences is open every day from dawn till dusk, says the ticket lady. One ticket costs EUR 5.00, the price also includes a booklet about the edifice that was built at the end of the 1950s and has seen many interesting historical twists and turns. A lift will take you to the 15th floor, from there you will have to walk up the stairs to reach the 17th floor. You can stay at the observation deck as long as you wish, observing the hustle and bustle of Riga Central Market and the magnificent building of Latvia's National Library on the other bank of the river. You will also probably spend some time looking at cockerels atop Old Town churches, Zaķusala TV tower and ships in the Daugava River.
The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, initially "Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders" is a memorial complex in Victory Park, Riga, Latvia erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Victory Monument
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The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, initially "Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders" is a memorial complex in Victory Park, Riga, Latvia erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Kalnciema Quarter is a bright and lively spot in Riga, on the left bank of the Daugava River, in the green and colourful area of Pārdaugava. It regularly hosts events for families and children, art exhibitions, plays, open-air concerts, and educational events. Kalnciema Quarter is particularly famous for its weekly market – ever since 2008, on Saturdays, local farmers and artisans have been bringing their versatile produce to Kalnciema Quarter. Market is on Saturdays year round (and also on Sundays in December). The cluster of renovated wooden buildings contains a Wooden Architecture center , Wine shop and cafe, offering wine from the small vineyards of Marche, Italy, a restaurant, an art gallery and a design salon. The office space in the Quarter is inhabited by architects, media specialists and other creative professionals. The buildings of Kalnciema Quarter, located at the crossing of Kalnciema and Melnsila Streets are a part of Riga’s wooden architecture heritage dating back to the 19th century and representing the epoch of the late Classicism in Europe. The resurrection of the Quarter’s wooden buildings began in 2001. Currently, seven renovated buildings enclosing the yard with a small orchard are open to the public. All the buildings have been renovated, using traditional materials and technologies, with modern conveniences built in and adjustments to answer the needs of the contemporary lifestyle. Kalnciema Quarter has expanded the concept and prospects of the wooden architecture heritage by infusing the buildings with contemporaneity and making them publicly accessible. Kalnciema Street is a part of the Latvian Cultural Canon listing the treasures from various branches of Latvian culture
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Kalnciema kvartāls
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Kalnciema Quarter is a bright and lively spot in Riga, on the left bank of the Daugava River, in the green and colourful area of Pārdaugava. It regularly hosts events for families and children, art exhibitions, plays, open-air concerts, and educational events. Kalnciema Quarter is particularly famous for its weekly market – ever since 2008, on Saturdays, local farmers and artisans have been bringing their versatile produce to Kalnciema Quarter. Market is on Saturdays year round (and also on Sundays in December). The cluster of renovated wooden buildings contains a Wooden Architecture center , Wine shop and cafe, offering wine from the small vineyards of Marche, Italy, a restaurant, an art gallery and a design salon. The office space in the Quarter is inhabited by architects, media specialists and other creative professionals. The buildings of Kalnciema Quarter, located at the crossing of Kalnciema and Melnsila Streets are a part of Riga’s wooden architecture heritage dating back to the 19th century and representing the epoch of the late Classicism in Europe. The resurrection of the Quarter’s wooden buildings began in 2001. Currently, seven renovated buildings enclosing the yard with a small orchard are open to the public. All the buildings have been renovated, using traditional materials and technologies, with modern conveniences built in and adjustments to answer the needs of the contemporary lifestyle. Kalnciema Quarter has expanded the concept and prospects of the wooden architecture heritage by infusing the buildings with contemporaneity and making them publicly accessible. Kalnciema Street is a part of the Latvian Cultural Canon listing the treasures from various branches of Latvian culture
From February to April, azaleas in the hothouse; in spring, the magnificent magnolias; at the beginning of summer, banks of rhododendrons; in the heat of the summer, roses and peonies and in autumn, dahlias. From March to October, visitors can experience tropical exotica and walk amidst butterflies in the Tropical Butterfly House. The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia blooms and blossoms throughout the year! The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia can be found across the river, in Pardaugava, just a 10-minute ride from the central part of Riga. The garden was founded in 1922. Over 15ha visitors can explore hothouses and outdoor collections with some 6,000 different plants. It is one of the most well-loved recreational spaces in Riga - you can slowly walk the garden’s compact yet informationally saturated territory, get to know plants from all over the world, visit the Plants House, the Azalea House as well as the Tropical House, or just enjoy lush nature in the middle of the city. Whether you are a gardening enthusiast, a botanical expert, or just want to spend time in a beautiful and pleasant environment, you will always find something interesting here. The garden’s collection is wide and carefully chosen - it includes protected plants, or those used for medical treatment, as well as a collection of the poisonous plants of Latvia. Most of the trees and bushes in the arboretum are uncommon for Latvian flora; for example, the witch hazel, cedar, walnut tree, ginkgo tree, mulberries, roses, cork tree and an edible chestnut tree. The garden has a rich collection of perennial plants, dahlias and other decorative plants. A special collection provides an insight into the world of swamp plants as well as different kinds of moss and lichen. The Plant House has various kinds of tropical and subtropical plants as well as different dessert plants, including cactus.
Latvian University Botanical Garden
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From February to April, azaleas in the hothouse; in spring, the magnificent magnolias; at the beginning of summer, banks of rhododendrons; in the heat of the summer, roses and peonies and in autumn, dahlias. From March to October, visitors can experience tropical exotica and walk amidst butterflies in the Tropical Butterfly House. The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia blooms and blossoms throughout the year! The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia can be found across the river, in Pardaugava, just a 10-minute ride from the central part of Riga. The garden was founded in 1922. Over 15ha visitors can explore hothouses and outdoor collections with some 6,000 different plants. It is one of the most well-loved recreational spaces in Riga - you can slowly walk the garden’s compact yet informationally saturated territory, get to know plants from all over the world, visit the Plants House, the Azalea House as well as the Tropical House, or just enjoy lush nature in the middle of the city. Whether you are a gardening enthusiast, a botanical expert, or just want to spend time in a beautiful and pleasant environment, you will always find something interesting here. The garden’s collection is wide and carefully chosen - it includes protected plants, or those used for medical treatment, as well as a collection of the poisonous plants of Latvia. Most of the trees and bushes in the arboretum are uncommon for Latvian flora; for example, the witch hazel, cedar, walnut tree, ginkgo tree, mulberries, roses, cork tree and an edible chestnut tree. The garden has a rich collection of perennial plants, dahlias and other decorative plants. A special collection provides an insight into the world of swamp plants as well as different kinds of moss and lichen. The Plant House has various kinds of tropical and subtropical plants as well as different dessert plants, including cactus.
An island on the Daugava river, which only a few years ago was full of abandoned sheds, has become a popular place for bathing and recreation after the launch of renovation works. The Lucavsala park attracts children, those who prefer active recreation and other residents who want to enjoy nature while remaining close to the city centre. Swimming The park has a swimming area equipped with changing cabins. The beach has been designed so that both children and adults can swim safely. It is located right across from Zaķusala island, granting a view that will make you forget you are in the centre of the city. There is a shoal in the middle of the river which can be safely reached from the bank and volleyball pitches next to the bathing area. Playground The playground has everything children need to have fun - they can jump, slide, climb, or play in a sandbox. They can also make new friends among the many children who visit! Wakepark The wakepark is located on the right side of the island, in front of the TV centre. The park has a 230-metre long cable system for wakeboarding. At the moment, the park is equipped with two kickers (trampolines), one 3 metres high, which is perfect for learning air raley and other tricks. It also has a 19-metre long slide for beginners and a 18-metre long slide for more experienced riders. Next to the park there is a nice cafe that on weekends hosts parties and screens open-air movies. Equipment rental is available. Life vests, helmets and the advice of an instructor are provided free of charge. (Link to a wakeboarding record) On Sundays yoga enthusiasts gather in Lucavsala. On warm summer evenings, the park is frequented by locals who come here for a night swim and romantic atmosphere. How to get here By car After reaching the Salu bridge / Mūkusalas Street roundabout, turn next to the Neste service station and K-Rauta store; then turn left and you’ve arrived. By public transit Take trolleybus No. 19 and get off at the “Lucavsala” stop On bicycle Cross Akmens or Salu bridge. The ride takes 20 minutes.
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Lucavsala recreational park
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An island on the Daugava river, which only a few years ago was full of abandoned sheds, has become a popular place for bathing and recreation after the launch of renovation works. The Lucavsala park attracts children, those who prefer active recreation and other residents who want to enjoy nature while remaining close to the city centre. Swimming The park has a swimming area equipped with changing cabins. The beach has been designed so that both children and adults can swim safely. It is located right across from Zaķusala island, granting a view that will make you forget you are in the centre of the city. There is a shoal in the middle of the river which can be safely reached from the bank and volleyball pitches next to the bathing area. Playground The playground has everything children need to have fun - they can jump, slide, climb, or play in a sandbox. They can also make new friends among the many children who visit! Wakepark The wakepark is located on the right side of the island, in front of the TV centre. The park has a 230-metre long cable system for wakeboarding. At the moment, the park is equipped with two kickers (trampolines), one 3 metres high, which is perfect for learning air raley and other tricks. It also has a 19-metre long slide for beginners and a 18-metre long slide for more experienced riders. Next to the park there is a nice cafe that on weekends hosts parties and screens open-air movies. Equipment rental is available. Life vests, helmets and the advice of an instructor are provided free of charge. (Link to a wakeboarding record) On Sundays yoga enthusiasts gather in Lucavsala. On warm summer evenings, the park is frequented by locals who come here for a night swim and romantic atmosphere. How to get here By car After reaching the Salu bridge / Mūkusalas Street roundabout, turn next to the Neste service station and K-Rauta store; then turn left and you’ve arrived. By public transit Take trolleybus No. 19 and get off at the “Lucavsala” stop On bicycle Cross Akmens or Salu bridge. The ride takes 20 minutes.
The Riga Radio and TV Tower (Latvian: Rīgas radio un televīzijas tornis) in Riga, Latvia is the tallest tower in the European Union. It was built between 1979 and 1989 with funding from the central government of the Soviet Union. Its highest point reaches 368 metres (1,207 ft),† which makes it the third tallest tower in Europe (after the Ostankino Tower at 540 metres (1,770 ft) and the Kiev TV Tower at 385 metres (1,263 ft)) and the 15th tallest self-supporting tower in the world.
Riga Radio and TV Tower
The Riga Radio and TV Tower (Latvian: Rīgas radio un televīzijas tornis) in Riga, Latvia is the tallest tower in the European Union. It was built between 1979 and 1989 with funding from the central government of the Soviet Union. Its highest point reaches 368 metres (1,207 ft),† which makes it the third tallest tower in Europe (after the Ostankino Tower at 540 metres (1,770 ft) and the Kiev TV Tower at 385 metres (1,263 ft)) and the 15th tallest self-supporting tower in the world.
Mezaparks is one of the most beautiful, greenest, and also one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in Riga, as well as a popular recreation area.
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Mežaparks
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Mezaparks is one of the most beautiful, greenest, and also one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in Riga, as well as a popular recreation area.
Definitely must see in Riga. Have no rush and take a restful walk, enjoying the views. Better to take a guide for more interesting details.
Jugenda Stila Nami, Riga
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Definitely must see in Riga. Have no rush and take a restful walk, enjoying the views. Better to take a guide for more interesting details.
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Rīgas Vecā Svētās Ģertrūdes evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca
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St. Gertrude Old Church is the ancient parish church of the district (see history at that article). However, by the start of the twentieth century Old St Gertrude's recorded more than 30,000 church members, meeting as three distinct congregations. A German congregation and a Latvian congregation alternated their services between Sunday morning and Sunday afternoons, and a second Latvian congregation worshipped on Sunday evenings. From 1903 to 1906 a second church was built, now known as St. Gertrude New Church, and this became the centre of the Latvian congregations, leaving Old St Gertrude's as the German-speaking church for Riga.
New St. Gertrude Evangelical Lutheran Church
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St. Gertrude Old Church is the ancient parish church of the district (see history at that article). However, by the start of the twentieth century Old St Gertrude's recorded more than 30,000 church members, meeting as three distinct congregations. A German congregation and a Latvian congregation alternated their services between Sunday morning and Sunday afternoons, and a second Latvian congregation worshipped on Sunday evenings. From 1903 to 1906 a second church was built, now known as St. Gertrude New Church, and this became the centre of the Latvian congregations, leaving Old St Gertrude's as the German-speaking church for Riga.
The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is an open-air museum located just outside Riga, the capital of Latvia, on the lightly wooded shores of Jugla Lake.
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The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia
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The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is an open-air museum located just outside Riga, the capital of Latvia, on the lightly wooded shores of Jugla Lake.
This is a romantic place to visit for a sunset and for watching the ships entering or leaving the port. The road to this place is old and there are no lights.
Mangalsala pier
This is a romantic place to visit for a sunset and for watching the ships entering or leaving the port. The road to this place is old and there are no lights.
Rundāle Palace (Latvian: Rundāles pils; German: Schloss Ruhental, formerly Ruhenthal or Ruhendahl) is one of the two major baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland in what is now Latvia, the other being Jelgava Palace. The palace was built in two periods, from 1736 until 1740 and from 1764 until 1768. It is situated at Pilsrundāle, 12 km west of Bauska.
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Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace (Latvian: Rundāles pils; German: Schloss Ruhental, formerly Ruhenthal or Ruhendahl) is one of the two major baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland in what is now Latvia, the other being Jelgava Palace. The palace was built in two periods, from 1736 until 1740 and from 1764 until 1768. It is situated at Pilsrundāle, 12 km west of Bauska.
The Great Ķemeri Bog is a top spot for nature lovers and photographers alike. When the days are still warm but the temperatures drop at night mist starts to rise, turning the already epic landscape into a dramatic stage. Arriving before sunrise is essential because it takes some time to reach the watch tower and the most beautiful light is right before and shortly after the sun peaks above the horizon. After that the mist disappears quite quickly.
Kemeri Bog Board Walk Tower
The Great Ķemeri Bog is a top spot for nature lovers and photographers alike. When the days are still warm but the temperatures drop at night mist starts to rise, turning the already epic landscape into a dramatic stage. Arriving before sunrise is essential because it takes some time to reach the watch tower and the most beautiful light is right before and shortly after the sun peaks above the horizon. After that the mist disappears quite quickly.
The forts at Liepāja are one of my favourite photography locations. I've travelled all over the world and not seen anything quite like it yet. I'd found these forts many years ago on some photography sites and since then it was a dream of mine to shoot them. The juxtaposition of crumbling buildings out in the sea makes for quite a surreal experience and an even better photograph!
The Northern Forts
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The forts at Liepāja are one of my favourite photography locations. I've travelled all over the world and not seen anything quite like it yet. I'd found these forts many years ago on some photography sites and since then it was a dream of mine to shoot them. The juxtaposition of crumbling buildings out in the sea makes for quite a surreal experience and an even better photograph!
Nature is most appealing at the moments when it reveals its true colours - at sunrise, at sunset, during a storm, morning dew and the northern lights. I went to the White Dune at the end of October when the chilly mornings were showing the first signs of winter. The White Dune is a distinctive place. You can watch how Pēterupe River makes its way to the sea and hike along the well-equipped trails in the dunes. Each viewing platform offers slightly different scenery.
White dune
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Nature is most appealing at the moments when it reveals its true colours - at sunrise, at sunset, during a storm, morning dew and the northern lights. I went to the White Dune at the end of October when the chilly mornings were showing the first signs of winter. The White Dune is a distinctive place. You can watch how Pēterupe River makes its way to the sea and hike along the well-equipped trails in the dunes. Each viewing platform offers slightly different scenery.
Lake Kaņieris is unique mainly because of the trail running right through it. You actually walk on a floating platform surrounded by long reeds, and see and hear an array of birds. All this combined with early morning or evening sun offers quite a surreal experience.
Lake Kaņieris
Lake Kaņieris is unique mainly because of the trail running right through it. You actually walk on a floating platform surrounded by long reeds, and see and hear an array of birds. All this combined with early morning or evening sun offers quite a surreal experience.
Pine forests have a special kind of beauty to them. Sunlight bounces off the tree trunks, the scenery is so vast, and the surroundings are seemingly transparent. Upon taking a photo, the branches are not in the way because they only grow at the tip of the trees. The orange-reddish tree trunk vividly contrasts with the green moss and green pine tree crown.
Slītere National Park
Pine forests have a special kind of beauty to them. Sunlight bounces off the tree trunks, the scenery is so vast, and the surroundings are seemingly transparent. Upon taking a photo, the branches are not in the way because they only grow at the tip of the trees. The orange-reddish tree trunk vividly contrasts with the green moss and green pine tree crown.
St Peter's Church tower is the perfect spot for getting a bird’s-eye view of Riga at all times of the year. In winter, see the roofs sprinkled in fresh snow.
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St. Peter's Church
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St Peter's Church tower is the perfect spot for getting a bird’s-eye view of Riga at all times of the year. In winter, see the roofs sprinkled in fresh snow.
Lāčupīte Arboretum and its cottages were discovered 4 or 5 years ago. I love this place because of the fresh air and beautiful nature. Most of all, I like to be there during the flowering of the rhododendrons when it feels like time has stopped and, for some reason, the photos always come out particularly well. The unusual cottages are also photogenic so the arboretum has become a favorite for Instagram photographers.
Lāčupītes dendrārijs un dabas taka
Lāčupīte Arboretum and its cottages were discovered 4 or 5 years ago. I love this place because of the fresh air and beautiful nature. Most of all, I like to be there during the flowering of the rhododendrons when it feels like time has stopped and, for some reason, the photos always come out particularly well. The unusual cottages are also photogenic so the arboretum has become a favorite for Instagram photographers.
Neighborhoods
In the Soviet period on the Flower (Jauniela ) street in Riga many films were. It was in this house with a portico that Dr. Pleishner from Seventeen moments of
Jauniela
In the Soviet period on the Flower (Jauniela ) street in Riga many films were. It was in this house with a portico that Dr. Pleishner from Seventeen moments of
Historically, Dzintari was known as Edinburgh, in honor of the wedding of Alexander II's daughter and Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh. In the 19th century, Dzintari became popular with Russian aristocrats. Dzintari is one of the most historical neighborhoods in Jūrmala. In 1879, a well-house was built, but it burnt down few years later. In 1878, an outdoor stage for concerts was built, later known as Edinburgh Well-house Concert Hall. In 1922, Edinburgh was renamed Dzintari. In 1936, an indoor concert hall was built. In 2001, the Dzintari neighborhood was added to the Cultural Heritage list.[citation needed]
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Dzintari
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Historically, Dzintari was known as Edinburgh, in honor of the wedding of Alexander II's daughter and Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh. In the 19th century, Dzintari became popular with Russian aristocrats. Dzintari is one of the most historical neighborhoods in Jūrmala. In 1879, a well-house was built, but it burnt down few years later. In 1878, an outdoor stage for concerts was built, later known as Edinburgh Well-house Concert Hall. In 1922, Edinburgh was renamed Dzintari. In 1936, an indoor concert hall was built. In 2001, the Dzintari neighborhood was added to the Cultural Heritage list.[citation needed]
The Bulduri railway station was established in 1877. During the era of Imperial Russia, Bulduri was known to western visitors as Bilderlingshof and in Latvian as Bilderliņi Restaurant and nightclub Jūras Pērle (Sea Pearl) was built in Bulduri in 1965 according to plans by architect Josif Goldenberg and demolished in 1994. On August 2018 opened new synagogue Beit Israel. It is the only active synagogue in Jurmala and the first one to be build after the destruction of the local Bulduri synagogue in 1941.
Bulduri
The Bulduri railway station was established in 1877. During the era of Imperial Russia, Bulduri was known to western visitors as Bilderlingshof and in Latvian as Bilderliņi Restaurant and nightclub Jūras Pērle (Sea Pearl) was built in Bulduri in 1965 according to plans by architect Josif Goldenberg and demolished in 1994. On August 2018 opened new synagogue Beit Israel. It is the only active synagogue in Jurmala and the first one to be build after the destruction of the local Bulduri synagogue in 1941.
Just 30 minutes from Riga, Jurmala (Jūrmala) is a magnificent seaside playground with everything you need to unwind. Sand, sea and style With miles of sandy beaches, swaying pine trees and deliciously fresh air, eclectic architecture and plenty of fun, Jurmala is a resort like no other. Originally a cluster of fishing villages, Jurmala has been a beloved seaside resort for over 200 years. The generations of folk coming to relax have left a unique architectural blend with everything from ornate timber cottages to giant Soviet concrete sanatoria, plus a few contemporary masterpieces. Nature adds to the enchantment with fresh air, swaying pine trees and an easygoing atmosphere guaranteed to bring your stress level down. And if you need a bit help relaxing, check into one of the resort’s legendary spas. Spoil yourself with a massage or beauty treatment, swim in the pool, sweat it out in the sauna, or partake of Jurmala’s famous medicinal mud baths or mineral water treatments. Culture at the beach In addition to its natural assets, Jurmala also boasts top culture and entertainment events all year round. Music lovers flock to Dzintari Concert Hall, a magnificent heritage building drawing top symphony, opera, pop and jazz acts. There’s plenty of fun at the seaside as well. Mingle with the masses around the football pitches and beach bars, or stroll away to quitter patch where your only companions are the gulls and the waves. Top things to do Jurmala offers fascinating attractions for everyone from families to singles, and nature lovers to gourmets. Jomas street People-watch the diverse crowd on Jomas iela, Jurmala’s kilometre-long pedestrian boulevard, a strip of friendly bars, cafes and restaurants. Līvu akvaparks The whole family will love the dozen slides and other crazy rides at Līvu akvaparks, the biggest water park in the Baltics. Open Air Museum Discover Jurmala’s fishing heritage at the Open Air Museum and take a stroll through a unique ecosystem of pines at dunes at the nearby Ragakapa Nature Park. Kemeri National Park Enjoy abundant birds, animals and plants, sulphur springs, walking trails and unique architectural sites like the grand Sanatorium at unique Kemeri National Park.
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Jūrmala
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Just 30 minutes from Riga, Jurmala (Jūrmala) is a magnificent seaside playground with everything you need to unwind. Sand, sea and style With miles of sandy beaches, swaying pine trees and deliciously fresh air, eclectic architecture and plenty of fun, Jurmala is a resort like no other. Originally a cluster of fishing villages, Jurmala has been a beloved seaside resort for over 200 years. The generations of folk coming to relax have left a unique architectural blend with everything from ornate timber cottages to giant Soviet concrete sanatoria, plus a few contemporary masterpieces. Nature adds to the enchantment with fresh air, swaying pine trees and an easygoing atmosphere guaranteed to bring your stress level down. And if you need a bit help relaxing, check into one of the resort’s legendary spas. Spoil yourself with a massage or beauty treatment, swim in the pool, sweat it out in the sauna, or partake of Jurmala’s famous medicinal mud baths or mineral water treatments. Culture at the beach In addition to its natural assets, Jurmala also boasts top culture and entertainment events all year round. Music lovers flock to Dzintari Concert Hall, a magnificent heritage building drawing top symphony, opera, pop and jazz acts. There’s plenty of fun at the seaside as well. Mingle with the masses around the football pitches and beach bars, or stroll away to quitter patch where your only companions are the gulls and the waves. Top things to do Jurmala offers fascinating attractions for everyone from families to singles, and nature lovers to gourmets. Jomas street People-watch the diverse crowd on Jomas iela, Jurmala’s kilometre-long pedestrian boulevard, a strip of friendly bars, cafes and restaurants. Līvu akvaparks The whole family will love the dozen slides and other crazy rides at Līvu akvaparks, the biggest water park in the Baltics. Open Air Museum Discover Jurmala’s fishing heritage at the Open Air Museum and take a stroll through a unique ecosystem of pines at dunes at the nearby Ragakapa Nature Park. Kemeri National Park Enjoy abundant birds, animals and plants, sulphur springs, walking trails and unique architectural sites like the grand Sanatorium at unique Kemeri National Park.
Museum
The Žanis Lipke Memorial is a memorial museum located on the island of Ķīpsala in Riga, Latvia, at Mazais Balasta dambis, 9. It was opened in 2012 next to the former home of rescuer of Jews Žanis Lipke, where he had arranged a shelter for rescued Jews from the Riga Ghetto during World War II.
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Žanis Lipke Memorial
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The Žanis Lipke Memorial is a memorial museum located on the island of Ķīpsala in Riga, Latvia, at Mazais Balasta dambis, 9. It was opened in 2012 next to the former home of rescuer of Jews Žanis Lipke, where he had arranged a shelter for rescued Jews from the Riga Ghetto during World War II.
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Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation
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The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is a museum and historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940–1941, then by Nazi Germany in 1941–1944, and then again by the USSR in 1944–1991. representatives of other countries normally include a visit to the Museum of the Occupation.
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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
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The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is a museum and historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940–1941, then by Nazi Germany in 1941–1944, and then again by the USSR in 1944–1991. representatives of other countries normally include a visit to the Museum of the Occupation.
The Art Museum Riga Bourse is a museum in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1920 and contains the most extensive collection of world art in Latvia from Ancient Egyptian/Middle Eastern art dating back to 5000 BC to present.
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Mākslas muzejs RĪGAS BIRŽA
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The Art Museum Riga Bourse is a museum in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1920 and contains the most extensive collection of world art in Latvia from Ancient Egyptian/Middle Eastern art dating back to 5000 BC to present.
One of the founders of Latvian professional fine arts, Janis Rozentāls (1866–1916) and his wife, the Finnish singer Elli Forssell (1871–1943), lived in Apartment No. 9 at Alberta iela 12, from 1904 until 1915. The building is one of the most significant Art Nouveau architectural monuments in Riga, and was built in 1903 to the design of architects K. Pēkšēns and E. Laube. The artist’s workshop built on an upper floor was meant specifically for Janis Rozentāls’ family. Visitors to the Museum can view the Art Nouveau period apartment interior and Janis Rozentāls’ creative work in the environment in which the artist worked and where many important Latvians working in the field of culture came to visit at the beginning of the 20th century.
Jana Rozentala un Rudolfa Blaumana muzejs
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One of the founders of Latvian professional fine arts, Janis Rozentāls (1866–1916) and his wife, the Finnish singer Elli Forssell (1871–1943), lived in Apartment No. 9 at Alberta iela 12, from 1904 until 1915. The building is one of the most significant Art Nouveau architectural monuments in Riga, and was built in 1903 to the design of architects K. Pēkšēns and E. Laube. The artist’s workshop built on an upper floor was meant specifically for Janis Rozentāls’ family. Visitors to the Museum can view the Art Nouveau period apartment interior and Janis Rozentāls’ creative work in the environment in which the artist worked and where many important Latvians working in the field of culture came to visit at the beginning of the 20th century.
The museum Riga Art Nouveau Centre is the only museum in the Baltic States dedicated to the Art Nouveau heritage. The building of the museum at Alberta iela 12 was built in 1903 as a private house of the famous Latvian architect Konstantīns Pēkšēn
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Riga Art Nouveau Museum
12 Alberta iela
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The museum Riga Art Nouveau Centre is the only museum in the Baltic States dedicated to the Art Nouveau heritage. The building of the museum at Alberta iela 12 was built in 1903 as a private house of the famous Latvian architect Konstantīns Pēkšēn
The Corner House, or the former headquarters of the USSR State Security Committee (KGB), is still a symbol of occupation and captivity for the Latvian nation and has now opened its doors to visitors.
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The Corner House
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The Corner House, or the former headquarters of the USSR State Security Committee (KGB), is still a symbol of occupation and captivity for the Latvian nation and has now opened its doors to visitors.
Riga Motor Museum is the biggest antique vehicle museum in the Baltic countries, located in Riga, Latvia. The museum is a state agency operating under the Republic of Latvia Ministry of Transport.
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Riga Motor Museum
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Riga Motor Museum is the biggest antique vehicle museum in the Baltic countries, located in Riga, Latvia. The museum is a state agency operating under the Republic of Latvia Ministry of Transport.
Latvia is a land of ancient traditions, and the best place to experience them is the Turaida Museum Reserve near Sigulda. Explore the medieval castle and its intriguing museum, connect with Latvia’s musical heritage on Folk Song Hill and take in sweeping views of the lovely Gauja River Valley.
Turaida Museum Reserve
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Latvia is a land of ancient traditions, and the best place to experience them is the Turaida Museum Reserve near Sigulda. Explore the medieval castle and its intriguing museum, connect with Latvia’s musical heritage on Folk Song Hill and take in sweeping views of the lovely Gauja River Valley.
After its reconstruction, the Instagram window has become one of the new symbols of the Latvian National Museum of Art. In fact, there are three of them. Peek through them to see the Art Academy of Latvia, the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral and Riga from a new vantage point!
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Latvian National Museum of Art
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After its reconstruction, the Instagram window has become one of the new symbols of the Latvian National Museum of Art. In fact, there are three of them. Peek through them to see the Art Academy of Latvia, the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral and Riga from a new vantage point!
Food scene
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Fabrikas Restorāns
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THE INTERIOR DESIGN OF THE FAZENDA BAZĀRS RESTAURANTS, WHERE THE CHARM OF MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES SEAMLESSLY BLENDS IN WITH ELEMENTS OF LATVIAN CULTURE, ARE TRULY SPECIAL. A HOMELY ATMOSPHERE — TASTE, SPACE AND TRADITION. WE HAVE A TASTE FOR FOOD!
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Fazenda Bazar, restaurant
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THE INTERIOR DESIGN OF THE FAZENDA BAZĀRS RESTAURANTS, WHERE THE CHARM OF MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES SEAMLESSLY BLENDS IN WITH ELEMENTS OF LATVIAN CULTURE, ARE TRULY SPECIAL. A HOMELY ATMOSPHERE — TASTE, SPACE AND TRADITION. WE HAVE A TASTE FOR FOOD!
Riga Central Market is situated in the heart of Riga, a few hundred meters from Old Town on the banks of the River Daugava, next to Riga International Bus Terminal and Central Railway Station. It is not only one of the largest marketplaces in Eastern Europe in area, but also one of the most visited, as 80,000-100,000 people shop there per day on the average. Architecturally-imposing food pavilions, built in the 1920s, are Riga Central Market’s calling card. Originally used as military airship hangars, they were later transformed into market venues. Riga Central Market is unique not only with its pavilions but also with its old warehouses or the so-called spikeri (from German Spéicher), which have now been turned into a hip arts&entertainment quarter. In 1998, the vast territory of Riga Central Market was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
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Riga Central Market
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Riga Central Market is situated in the heart of Riga, a few hundred meters from Old Town on the banks of the River Daugava, next to Riga International Bus Terminal and Central Railway Station. It is not only one of the largest marketplaces in Eastern Europe in area, but also one of the most visited, as 80,000-100,000 people shop there per day on the average. Architecturally-imposing food pavilions, built in the 1920s, are Riga Central Market’s calling card. Originally used as military airship hangars, they were later transformed into market venues. Riga Central Market is unique not only with its pavilions but also with its old warehouses or the so-called spikeri (from German Spéicher), which have now been turned into a hip arts&entertainment quarter. In 1998, the vast territory of Riga Central Market was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Theatre
The Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre, colloquially referred to as the Russian Theatre or the RRT, is a Russian-language theatre in Riga, Latvia. It is located on 16 Kaļķu iela, Riga. The Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre was founded in 1883, making it the oldest Russian-language drama theatre outside Russia.
Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre
The Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre, colloquially referred to as the Russian Theatre or the RRT, is a Russian-language theatre in Riga, Latvia. It is located on 16 Kaļķu iela, Riga. The Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre was founded in 1883, making it the oldest Russian-language drama theatre outside Russia.
Shopping
The 227 stores at Spice and Spice Home offer everything you need for your style, work, leisure, hobbies, home, health and … more! We are home to such popular brands as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Ecco and Elkor and unique well-established brands such as River Island, Sandro, Debenhams, Steve Madden, Kiehl’s, Calvin Klein Underwear and Armani Exchange. Customers have appreciated our special stores, services offered by companies and high quality of service, as more than 10 million customers visit the shopping centre Spice every year. In addition to the top-notch shopping experience, the shopping centre Spice offers cafes and restaurants, such as Kabu, Lido, Vairāk saules, Gan Bei, Čili Pizza, Es mīlu kafiju and more, which are perfect for business conversations, lunch breaks or family meals at weekends. Children can spend their time in a fun and adventurous way in the amusement centre ABpark and on the interactive playground at the shopping centre Spice Home as well as in the favourite Lido Play Town at the shopping centre Spice. One of the attractions most liked by visitors is the fish aquarium, boasting 27 bright and vigorous Koi carp which have travelled to Spice from faraway Japan. And last but not least, Spice is the venue for diverse events. It hosts events from album presentations and concerts by Latvia’s most popular musicians to useful master classes, street food festivals and entertaining activities for families.
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TC Spice
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The 227 stores at Spice and Spice Home offer everything you need for your style, work, leisure, hobbies, home, health and … more! We are home to such popular brands as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Ecco and Elkor and unique well-established brands such as River Island, Sandro, Debenhams, Steve Madden, Kiehl’s, Calvin Klein Underwear and Armani Exchange. Customers have appreciated our special stores, services offered by companies and high quality of service, as more than 10 million customers visit the shopping centre Spice every year. In addition to the top-notch shopping experience, the shopping centre Spice offers cafes and restaurants, such as Kabu, Lido, Vairāk saules, Gan Bei, Čili Pizza, Es mīlu kafiju and more, which are perfect for business conversations, lunch breaks or family meals at weekends. Children can spend their time in a fun and adventurous way in the amusement centre ABpark and on the interactive playground at the shopping centre Spice Home as well as in the favourite Lido Play Town at the shopping centre Spice. One of the attractions most liked by visitors is the fish aquarium, boasting 27 bright and vigorous Koi carp which have travelled to Spice from faraway Japan. And last but not least, Spice is the venue for diverse events. It hosts events from album presentations and concerts by Latvia’s most popular musicians to useful master classes, street food festivals and entertaining activities for families.
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Riga Plaza
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Rīga Plaza is a shopping centre located in Rīga, Latvia, on the left bank of the Daugava. With a total size of 90,000 m², it is the fourth largest shopping centre in Latvia.
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Riga Plaza
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Rīga Plaza is a shopping centre located in Rīga, Latvia, on the left bank of the Daugava. With a total size of 90,000 m², it is the fourth largest shopping centre in Latvia.
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Domina Shopping
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City
Drift back to a gentler age in Kuldiga (Kuldīga), an ideal destination for a romantic weekend or family vacation. This beautiful town offers a mixture of Baroque splendour and soulful timber houses, Europe’s widest waterfall and enchanting restaurants and guesthouses to ensure a magical stay.
Kuldīgas pilsēta
Drift back to a gentler age in Kuldiga (Kuldīga), an ideal destination for a romantic weekend or family vacation. This beautiful town offers a mixture of Baroque splendour and soulful timber houses, Europe’s widest waterfall and enchanting restaurants and guesthouses to ensure a magical stay.
Cesis (Cēsis) is a town with an intriguing mixture of hipness and history. Savour the timeless ambience of the old town, get into medieval life at the ancient castle, enjoy cute cafes and soak up diverse artistic and musical events.
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Cēsis
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Cesis (Cēsis) is a town with an intriguing mixture of hipness and history. Savour the timeless ambience of the old town, get into medieval life at the ancient castle, enjoy cute cafes and soak up diverse artistic and musical events.
Known as the "city where the wind is born," Liepaja (Liepāja) is a port with uncommon attractions. Architecture from Art Nouveau pearls to historic churches, the Soviet brutalist Karosta military port district, a magnificent beach and rich musical traditions are yours to savour.
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Liepāja
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Known as the "city where the wind is born," Liepaja (Liepāja) is a port with uncommon attractions. Architecture from Art Nouveau pearls to historic churches, the Soviet brutalist Karosta military port district, a magnificent beach and rich musical traditions are yours to savour.
The port of Ventspils is a town with the sea in its veins, as well as being a delightful destination for the whole family. Enjoy street sculpture, let the kids run wild in the city’s fun parks, discover the interactive medieval castle or relax on the Blue Flag beach.
Ventspils
The port of Ventspils is a town with the sea in its veins, as well as being a delightful destination for the whole family. Enjoy street sculpture, let the kids run wild in the city’s fun parks, discover the interactive medieval castle or relax on the Blue Flag beach.