Riga – the capital of Latvia and one of the largest cities of the Baltic States, each year attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Here are the churches and the houses built by the best architects of bygone eras. Riga’s streets are filled with living history, which at first sight captivates and charms the travelers.
Riga has always had a high economic and political status, which is also displayed on her appearance. Now Riga is a curious example of many architectural styles that have made such a unique space of city streets.
Spread on both banks of the Daugava River, the city demonstrates the visual and cultural integrity. The long history of the existence of the settlements, which began in 1201, to this day has its footprints in the old buildings and some streets still preserve the traces of the Middle Ages.