Old Riga – the heart of Latvia
From the morning sun which gently touches the silhouettes of the churches till the evening sunset falling down on mysterious cobble-stone streets – Old Riga is an incredible place to discover 800 years old secrets.
Being a UNESCO heritage site, Riga has plenty of visual stimulation for all tastes.
We invite you for a walk through the centuries filled with medieval legends, gothic spires, golden roosters, black cats, extravagant Art Nouveau buildings, open ai...
Every European art style starting with those from the Middle Ages to those of today can be found in Riga’s architectural heritage. However, there is no equal to Riga’s Art Nouveau architecture anywhere in Europe in terms of quantity, concentration and artistic quality.
More than 700 buildings or nearly 40% of all the buildings in the very centre of today’s Riga are built in the style of Art Noveau or Jugendstil.
Riga is a true Art Noveau metropolis with its decorative eleganc...
Riga and Latvia
Jurmala – the city on the wave!
Not every capital can be proud to have white sandy beaches and a sea just 20 minutes away from the city centre. Jurmala has for more than a century been the largest resort in the Baltic countries. It is well known for its natural treasures; the mild climate, the sea, pine forests, the healthy air, curative mud and mineral waters. The whisper of the waves can be heard along the 33 km long sandy beach.
This is where the rich and the aristocracy have come for more...