In Riga, walk through the historic cobblestone streets of the city’s Old Town. Here, you can explore the stunning architecture of buildings like the House of Blackheads and the impressive art nouveau buildings along the Alberta iela street before finding a place to dine on traditional Latvian delicacies. Travel further east to the City Center, and you’ll find a colorful nightlife, beautiful parks and a wide range of museums. West of Riga’s center, Jurmala offers the waterfront bliss of its beaches and the massive, hiking-friendly swamplands of Kemeri National Park.

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      Riga, the Latvian capital is a young-feeling city with a wealth of culture to explore. It’s a must-visit for architecture buffs, famed as it is for its numerous photogenic Art Nouveau buildings. This makes the city’s streets perfect for casual, slow-paced and self-guided walking tours. Riga’s lively bar and restaurant scene in its UNESCO-recognized old...

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      Our Riga Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to the capital city of Latvia. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need? We have all...

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