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St. Peter's Church in Riga | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

St. Peter's Church in Riga | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Riga, Latvia | Scoop.it
Here's a view from the back of St. Peters Church, the symbol of Riga and one of the greatest touristic sights. Be sure to check out the view from almost the top'o'the tower!
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Riga travel guide - Wikitravel

Riga travel guide - Wikitravel | Riga, Latvia | Scoop.it
Open source travel guide to Riga, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free and reliable advice written by Wikitravellers from around the globe.
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Surrounded by style in Riga | Guest Travel Writers

Surrounded by style in Riga | Guest Travel Writers | Riga, Latvia | Scoop.it

The city’s Art Nouveau district boasts the highest concentration of this dramatic architectural style in the world. The museum is, in itself, a fine example, and contains a beautiful and grand circular staircase that takes visitors through to the exhibits.

 

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1.2-millionth tourist visiting Riga in 2011 was a Swedish couple ...

A record number of tourists has visited Riga in 2011, and a special ceremony was held at the Town Hall Square today to honor a Swedish couple that helped Riga set the new record.
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Riga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Riga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Riga, Latvia | Scoop.it

Riga (Latvian: Rīga, pronounced [riːɡa] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 702,891 inhabitants (July 2011[3]) Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states, one of the largest cities in Northern Europe and home to more than one third of Latvia's population.[5] The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region.[citation needed] The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the river Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies between 1 and 10 metres (3.3 and 33 ft) above sea level,[6] on a flat and sandy plain.[6]

 

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Riga, Latvia

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The beautiful city of Riga is the biggest populated place in Latvia by a long way with over a third of Latvia's population living in the Baltic city. It is a stunning place to visit and if you book yourself into a hotel by the Old Town you can check out the boutique shops and art nouveau architecture that dominates he World Heritage Site.

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Proper Random - Riga is the capital and largest city in Latvia and...

Proper Random - Riga is the capital and largest city in Latvia and... | Riga, Latvia | Scoop.it
Riga is the capital and largest city in Latvia and also the largest in the Baltic states and with over 700,000 people living here it is home to a third of Latvia’s total population. It is considered...
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