Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

Riga is capital and one of the major economic and most beautiful city in Latvia. Total area of Riga is 117.4 sq miles (304 km²) with total population of 703,260 inhabitants. Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. The city is the European Capital of Culture during 2014. Riga is a perfect destination for lovers of old buildings, amazing architectures, beautiful squares, delicious traditional food etc. Below you can see some beautiful pictures from Riga that will gonna make you to wish to visit Riga one day end enjoy in his beauty.

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Once you arrive here you will not want to leave, losing in bars lit with candles or the cobbled streets covered with snow and illuminated by sunlight. Riga manages to fit his sweet-looking toy town with glittering nightlife and extraordinary restaurants.

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Art Nouveau/Jugendstil

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Train Bridge

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Less than half of the residents of Riga ethnic Latvians (41.2% at last measurement), with Russia accounting for 43.7% of the population. Although Latvians are a minority in their own capital city in the prevailing ethnic harmony, soizmeshani Russian and Latvian shops.

Comms Tower

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Old Town of Riga

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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With its lavish beauty, timeless elegance and restless fusion of old and new, Riga has a charm almost as powerful as liquor Rīga Black Balsams liquor after which it was known.

Schwarzhäupterhaus

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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The old town is perhaps the UNESCO World Heritage, but this city like a fairy tale, who once defied him to Paris with his romanticism and therefore it is called “Paris of the East” is developing so fast that UNESCO has warned residents of Riga that can to revoke the status of protection due to the number of flashing hotels and business centers which is rapidly expanding.

Riga Towers

Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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Introducing Riga, Capital of Latvia!

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