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Riga sightseeing

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You can start your walking tour from St.Peter’s Church that was built in 1209. It is built in the Gothic style. Enlarged in the beginning of 15th century (1409-…) by the mason Johann Rumeschottel of Rostock, who understood the way of Riga, and was first introduced in Marienkirche in Rostock. The current tower was completed [...]

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Jun

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Art Nouveau of Riga

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Art Nouveau is a style of 19th and early 20th centuries. A variety of formal artistic trends can be observed in the architecture of Art Nouveau (Perpendicular Art Nouveau and National Romanticis, Eclectically Decorative Art Nouveau, Rationalistic). The ornamental decoration does not determine the spirit of the style, in the same time these ornaments are [...]

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Jun

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History Of Riga

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RIGA is the Baltic metropolis, a major port and industrial centre of nearly a million people. The city was founded by Albert von Buxhoeveden, a German canon who arrived in 1201 with twenty shiploads of crusaders to convert the Latvian tribes to Christianity. Before then, a Liv village of merchants and sailors existed where Old [...]

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May

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