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Daugava River, Riga: 26 reviews and 62 photos

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The Daugava river floats just south-west of the Old Town of Riga. The river is 1020 km long and the origin of the river is in the Valdaj Mountains in Russia. The Daugava is roughly 700 meters wide in the area near Riga. The Daugava river in Riga has three road bridges (among them are Vansu bridge and Akmens bridge), and one railway bridge (see picture). The river Daugava was used by the Viking when they started their journey to Constantinople. The first bridge in Riga across the Daugava was built as early as 1701.

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  • Written Dec 29, 2009
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