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SIGHTSEEING :: Riga City Tour

Riga City Tour - audio - guide Riga city sightseeing. Hop on hop off all day. Come and enjo sightseeing on both sides of the Daugava River in Riga on red double - decker busses. The excursion ticket is valid for 48 hours and during that time you can get on or off the bus as many times as you wish. The hop-om hop-off service offers a flexible opportunity to get to know historic and present day Ri...

SIGHTSEEING :: Lāči Bakery

Become a Baker of rye bread! Exciting enertainment and recreation possibilities in Lāči Bakery. An excellent chance to see and learn the secrets of baking real Latvian rye bread. • Bakery tour - baker expedition with the opportunity to bake your own loaf of bread or make some Lāči cookies;• Traditional Latvian style entertainment including a folk group entertainment;• Traditio...

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About Latvia | Riga

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia, a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltics, and an important seaport, situated on the mouth of the Daugava. With 713,016 inhabitants (2009) it is the largest city of the Baltic states and third-largest in the Baltic region, behind Saint Petersburg and Stockholm (counting residents within the city limits). Riga\'s territory covers 307.17 km2 (118.60 sq mi) and lies between 1 and 10 metres (3.3 and 33 ft) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain.

Riga\'s historical centre has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city is particularly notable for its extensive Jugendstil (German Art Nouveau) architecture, which UNESCO considers to be unparalleled anywhere in the world.