"Riga is a small Paris" Top 5 Page for this destination Riga Region by LanaFromRiga

Riga Region Travel Guide: 2,024 reviews and 4,806 photos

You are welcome in the capital of Latvia

Take a walk through the labyrint of cobble-stoned streets and you will probably feel that you have made a jorney back in time. Gothic churches and ancient buildings remind you of the Middle Ages. This words are about Old Riga (Vecriga) - the historical part of my city.
Riga is called as small Paris because films directors from Russia often film Paris scenes in the Old Riga's streets. Tha last film what russians still film here is "The red oratory". This mini serial is about WW 2, about french spies.

Summer is the best season for visiting Riga

There are many concerts anf festivals in Riga during the summer season. Enjoy!

Riga is thecity of insiration

The summer is the best time for visiting Riga. There are many festivals, concerts and shows in summertime. In the picture is the Europeade festival. There were folklore collectives from all European countries. The friendship between Europeans: Spanish girls with Czech boys.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Riga has pleasurable and cosy atmosphere
  • Cons:Often people of the world don't know about this beautiful place
  • In a nutshell:Enjoyable surprise in the East Europe
  • Intro Updated Feb 7, 2006
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  • RickinDutch's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2011 at 4:22 PM

    Happy Birthday! Hard to believe another year has gone by.

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2008 at 11:27 PM

    Great Riga tips! I'm visiting Riga for a few days soon and I'm really looking forward to my visit!

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2008 at 9:57 AM

    thanks for showing these Riga photos. I hope to visit R this year. Have a nice evening.

  • iaint's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2007 at 12:16 AM

    love Riga; your pages are great advert

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2007 at 3:05 AM

    marvellous, it looks like scandinavia, I am sure everything is 10 times cheaper ; I need to come now you got rid of CCCP

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2007 at 10:21 PM

    My friend told me about Riga. He is doing some development work there and now I can see why he is so gaga over the place ;-)

  • atufft's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2007 at 8:11 PM

    Riga is a pretty city and quite different from Paris. Thanks for the travel tips written in Engiish.

  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Jan 31, 2007 at 2:31 AM

    You are giving us many reasons to visit Riga with your excelent tips

  • londonphil's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2007 at 1:01 PM

    Labdien Lana, you are quite right. Riga is safe compared to most big cities, i I was very surprized when in nightclubs, the girls just leave thier bags on chairs or even on the bar while they get up and dance. in London it would be stolen within seconds.

  • Oct 20, 2006 at 11:02 AM

    happy memos your pictures bring back for me liked riga was such a nice place

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