29 Mar '14, 11pm

A short stay in Riga, Latvia

A short stay in Riga, Latvia

The vast majority of Riga’s major tourist attractions are within the old town, therefore this is almost certainly where you will spend the majority of your holiday. The old town is a beautiful area of large squares and narrow streets, all cobbled and flanked with excellent buildings of varying architectural heritage. At the heart of the old town is the extremely large and impressive Riga Dome Cathedral, the structure which the city originally grew out from. This sits right on one of the main squares which contains a variety of cafes and bars offering views of the Cathedral. Nearby you can find one of the more interesting museums, the “Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation” which houses a great number of books, artworks and relics pertaining to Riga’s expansion as a city. Also worth seeing in the old town are The House of the Blackheads, the Latvian War Museum and Sa...

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