Sitting on the wide and slow Daugava river in the heart of the Baltics, Riga is the capital of Latvia and has the feel of a city that is just coming in from "the cold" of communism. A pretty historic centre mixes a little uneasily with concrete municipal buildings and Soviet-designed transport.
From the Riga Travel Guide
It rained most of the time but the city was small enough for me to get out when it wasn't raining and see the bits I wanted to see. The Occupation Museum was great and the receptionist was very helpful. The floors seemed to be very sticky and the 3 flights of stairs were no fun, especially with bags but overall I had a positive stay. ... more
Riga and Tallinn
Am going to make use of the cheap flights and head off to Riga and Tallinn for a week or so next month. What must I not miss? ...
Riga during Christmas!
Hey..! I would like just to give a piece of advise for those, who didn't decide what to do during that time yet! One of your destinations might be cosy and smart Riga, capital of Latvia. I liked that destination, where you can enjoy the style, comfort and many other things! ...
Riga was a city I was incredibly eager to come see. It has the largest collection of Art Nouveau architecture in the world and I couldn't wait to see it but first after our exhausting night getting to Riga ...
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