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Sights of Old Riga

Old Riga Old Riga
Since 13 century Old Riga is the economic, financial and cultural centre of Baltic region. Riga was never simply the city of Latvia. There were many times, when Riga was grasped ...
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The Dome cathedral The Dome cathedral
The Dome cathedral is unique church of cathedral type with a monastery in Baltic and also is the oldest and grandest church in Latvia. The first stone has been put in 1211. ...
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St. Peter's Church St. Peter's Church
The first documental evidence of the existence of the church is dated by 1209. The present tower of the church has been constructed in 1491, but on March 11th, 1666 ...
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St. Jekab's cathedral St. Jekab's cathedral
The St. Jekab's cathedral is constructed in the beginning of 13 century and is the smallest cathedral of Old Riga. Firstly it was outside of city walls. ...
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The Large Guild The Large Guild
The Guild was formed in Riga in 1354. The Guild mainly consisted of German merchants and jewellers. The present building of the Large Guild is constructed in 1854 - 1857 ...
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The Small Guild The Small Guild
The Small Guild was formed in 13 century. The guild was located on Amatu Street 3/5. The first building of Small Guild has been constructed in 14 century ...
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The Swedish gate The Swedish gate
The Swedish gate (Tornja Street 11) is an exclusive gate of Riga wall, which have remained up to now. The Swedish gate is constructed in 1698 with a mission to ...
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The Riga castle The Riga castle
The Riga castle has been constructed in 1330, as residence of the master of the Livonian Order. The construction had its courtyard and 4 towers. Many times the castle was ...
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The Powder Tower The Powder Tower
Originally it served as one of the Riga defensive system buildings. There is no information on the exact date of the construction of Powder Tower. ...
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Three brothers "Three brothers"
Three brothers is the oldest dwelling complex in Riga. It is situated on the Small Castle Street 17, 19, 21 (Maza Pils 17, 19, 21). The name "Three brothers" ...
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The Cat's House The "Cat's" House
The building is well-known due to two metal cats situated on the roof of the building. This house has been constructed in 1910th as dwelling and office ...
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Building of the Parliament Building of the Parliament
The building of the Parliament of the Latvian Republic has been constructed in 1867, as the Vidzemes Knightly house by the project of architect ...
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The Town Hall Square The Town Hall Square
The Town Hall Square was formed of a market square and up to 19th century it was the economic and an administrative centre of Riga. A lot of different processions, ...
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Konventa seta (Convent Yard) Konventa seta (Convent Yard)
The Convent yard originates in the first half of the 13th century. There were only shelters in the Convent yard since 1554 - the widow house and a shelter of ...
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Albert's Square Albert's Square
Albert's square is between Vetspilsetas, Kaleju and Alksnaju streets. The square is named in honour of the first bishop of Riga - Albert. The modern Riga ...
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St. Janis's church St. Janis's church
There used to be a monastery based by Dominicans in 1234 on a place of today's St. Janis's church. In 1523 the City town hall has taken away ...
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