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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

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Address: around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
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+371 67 356 023
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This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with...

This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus such historic sites as the 13th-century Riga Castle, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate and the Freedom Monument.

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The old city has amazing architecture but keep looking up to see the magnificent features ! The long faces and the peacock and see if you can spot the man on the roof scratching... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The old city has amazing architecture but keep looking up to see the magnificent features ! The long faces and the peacock and see if you can spot the man on the roof scratching his head :)

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This city was a wonderful experience. Friendly people, good food and great architecture. Must go again1

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Patong, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything is old and interesting. We took a ride around on an electric cart with commentary so we would know what we were looking at. We also took the cart as I had already walked far enough that day. It was a good choice. There is plenty of space so you don't feel crowded. It is also peaceful with no... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As plenty of other European cities Old Riga is worth to visit in summer. You can enjoy sitting and eating outside, listening to street music. At affordable price :)

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in the very heart of Old town. It is quiet and very cosy. Friendly staff, cosy and clean room, delicious breakfast. 10% price reduction in the neighbouring restaurant. Highly recommend.

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Epinay-sur-Orge, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Riga's old city is the perfect place to wander around aimlessly and enjoy the flamboyant architecture, the piazza-style terraces and the many small museums.

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We walk around with map from hotel ,used 3hrs for all of the scenery .. Neck & both foots very tired , too many amazing building to see and photo ,many restaurant for short break . Peaceful than somebody told . Nice place .

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Oslo, Norway
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I loved the Old city of Riga with it's small colourful houses, narrow streets and a great ambiance. There are so many beautiful churches and squares as well as gorgeous architecture in general. People here were very friendly. This is a must see when visitung Riga.

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What a fun place to spend several hours! Beautiful old church's and other buildings. Great restaurants and fun little shops. Don't miss the pastry shops, they are the best.

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Amazing place- in little-known (for American and most European travelers) Riga- wandering through twisting streets past buildings from the 16th century- many places to eat, drink, shop, reflect and get lost. As good as it gets.

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