Riga is the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Latvia and is steeped in myth and legend. Situated on the Daugava River, it is rich in Baroque, Gothic, Classicism and Art Nouveau architecture. Must sees include St Peters Church, Riga Castle and the atmospheric Christmas Market in Dome Square.
Carefree Tip – Take a visit to the central market for shopping tours as this is the place where you can buy just about anything, from fresh food to souvenirs. Don’t forget to bargain with vendors in the market – sellers consider this an exciting game.
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