The old city of Riga is very beautiful to visit ! The history is everywhere around the small and pleasant streets : cathedral, castle , parlement and houses ...
About Old City Riga (Vecriga)
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Riga's old city was a revelation. It has a large collection of art deco buildings and the atmosphere is unique. I could easily compare it to certain areas in Paris for example. On the other hand, there is an extreme touristic development with lots of...More
We visited on business and loved the cobbled and quaintness of the Old Town. There are steeples and towers everywhere and plenty of bars, restaurants and a great river view. It's not dissimilar in feel to Budapest or Krakov and we felt very safe walking...More
The city is small enough to walk round the old city but book guided tours through Eat Latvia Riga Explorers Club, with the most fun, well informed and interesting guides. Tours in excellent English and €10 to €15 depending on the tour. Mikael Eizenstein (father...More
When you visit Riga I recommend to have a walk in Old City (if it will not be raining). It is amazing mix of medieval and 19 century architecture, great attractions. Worth to have this experience. Recommend!
Loved wandering the cobble streets, getting lost in the maze of buildings. Then sitting and relaxing at one of the many pubs and watching the people. Lucky to have a lovely sunny day.
Riga is an ideal city for a long weekend.Airport is close to the City and you can walk everywhere in the Old Town. A highlight is the Art Deco architecture as Riga has more Art Deco houses than any other city in Europe. A tip...More