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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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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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around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
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"cobbled streets"
in 108 reviews
"every corner"
in 52 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 54 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 83 reviews
"walk around"
in 67 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 31 reviews
"interesting architecture"
in 28 reviews
"walking tour"
in 44 reviews
"parks"
in 87 reviews
"tourists"
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"europe"
in 85 reviews
"capital"
in 47 reviews
"culture"
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"snow"
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Reviewed yesterday

The old city has lots of interesting buildings and just a very good atmosphere. The streets are all very interesting and there are loads of photo opportunities.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is must have place to visit in Riga. Just go there and walk through different small streets. However there are a lot of cars in old town disturbing your

Thank Егор Г
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wherever you go, within these small cobbled stone alleys, you’ll find a nice cafe or a cosy bar or a great restaurant.

Thank Inga L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a city to walk round. So many museums and churches around every corner. Each one more beautiful than the last. But the building that took my breath away was the National Latvian Library. So wonderful , so uncrowned, fantastic viewing platforms and lovely...More

Thank Kate f
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Riga old town is a place we have always wanted to visit. We were not disappointed. The combination of culture, history, cafe society, little markets and the variety of places to eat made our visit very enjoyable. Helped by some lovely spring weather and walks...More

Thank Gordon D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old City Centre of Riga is interesting, clean, easy to walk around, safe and clean. From hearing about the city and country’s history to sampling beer on a beer bike to getting a great haircut (though a tad costly) - the Old City of...More

Thank Jim U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really worth walking every little alley in the Riga Old Town. Every step is a new picture and you have to walk through it both day and night. There are a lot of different meal options for all tastes and budgets. Don't miss the Art...More

Thank KostasAD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even a walk without tourist guide is informative in old Riga area. many narrow streets and tiny yards you can find everywhere. And many street restaurants

Thank tom120418
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Reviewed 1 week ago

love Old City Riga but there is just too much clubs and drunk people at night , i cant say it 's charming and lovely more like disgusting if u r not partying with them

Thank Megija M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming old city area that is walkable, although snow and ice make the cobblestones more challenging. Lots of dining, bar, and shopping options.

Thank OldGuyWanderz
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It is very safe here! People are very friendly and helpful. Also, follow the advice from the guy from Denmark!
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Lithuania has beautiful beaches on the Curonian Spit. I didn't see any in Latvia.
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Opposite the freedome monument
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