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Old Town Riga
Old Town Riga

Old Town Riga

9.734 reviews
Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
Ranked #1 in Riga things to do
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Old Town Central District, Riga, LV-1050 Latvia
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The old town is the city's historic and geographic centre, located on the right bank of the Daugava River.

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Honefoss, Norway

Nice buildings, lots to see. Plenty og different restaurants to choose from.

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Local from Riga, Latvia

A mixture of different styles of architecture with some nice restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars.

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Ogre, Latvia

Wonderful small streets and cozy restaurants, street cafes and plenty of museums.

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Los Angeles

Riga is a beautiful little city with so much to offer! From history to arts and crafts, trendy shopping at the Galerie, picnics at the river bank.
I loved my visit in Riga and the stay at Pullman hotel!

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Local from Riga

Great place, beautiful streets with many restaurants with different stew! And also I recommend see a harbour.

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Local from Riga, Latvia

I have been to the excursion around old Riga with local travel company Latatlas (http://www.latatlas.lv) guide.The excursion was about 2 hours long, we liked the atmosphere of the Old Town, the famous Cat House, the medieval dwelling house complex Three Brothers that has elements of first advertisment and a lot of other interesting sights.

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New York City

I feel biased, I grew up in Riga but many years later I miss the Old Town - narrow cobble stone streets full of cafes and bars. Take your camera and go exploring and don't forget your jacket even in the summer.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Stayed in Old Riga for five weeks and it was the best! Beautiful architecture, cobblestone streets, and one of the safest neighborhoods I've ever wandered. I was even confident wandering around by myself day or night. The roads can be a bit confusing so I would recommend using a map or gps. But once you have the streets figured out, you'll find quick shortcuts to get where you need to be!

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Los Angeles, California

If you're looking for tasty, original meal, drop in «XL Pelmeņi», Kaļķu 7 in Old Town (opposite ILPatio restaurant). The set of a bowl of meat dumplings with cream, dressing, original sause will cost 2-3Ls http://www.xlpelmeni.lv

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cobblestone streets, beautiful old churches, rows of cafe's...

I wandered aimless around the Old Town Riga. I loved looking at the old buildings as they were well maintained and absolutely beautiful. There were a lot of great shops whether it be storefront or little outdoor booths. The Baltic region is known for amber so I did get some good deals on beautiful green amber.

In the center of old town there was a bar where a live band was playing really upbeat music. People were just sitting around listening to the music while sipping on their beer. It was such a relaxing sight to see. It was awesome!

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Great architecture, a plenty of coffeehouses, restaurants, bars, clubs.

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Minsk

I'm from Latvia and that's my favorite place

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Local from Riga, Latvia

Very beautiful and artsy

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Very cozy, probably the best area in Riga.

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Local from Riga, Latvia

The Little Paris, might be the most beautiful place to get lost...

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Turin, Italy

La più cosmopolita tra le città baltiche, Riga ha il suo cuore nella città vecchia patrimonio UNESCO, che reca ancora le tracce di quando la città era uno dei porti principali della lega anseatica, incontro di culture e di merci da tutto il mondo: è qui che visiterete la maggior parte dei monumenti, ma il piacere è perdersi nel centro storico, un po' parigino un po' nordico, tra case Art Nouveau e resti medievali. Il centro di Riga può anche avere un fascino un po' pretenzioso: ci sono molti russi benestanti, e un'ampia scelta di locali, negozi e ristoranti di fascia alta, per un turismo di lusso. Ma se cercate bene, troverete degli angoli immacolati, di bellezza unica. Giratela al tramonto.

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Minsk
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Must see! Небольшая по площади, но за день ознакомиться со всем, пожалуй, просто невозможно. Для ознакомления с городом лучше воспользоваться услугами профессиональных гидов. Экскурсии начинаются от здания Братства Черноголовых на Ратушной Площади. Поверьте, это стоит своих денег. Незабываемые впечатления.

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