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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small Xmas market compared to others I have been today. Good mulled wine and limited food stalls. Usual wood leather stalls only thing I did not like was the fur stalls. Good for a 90 minute visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joeshiels
Reviewed 4 days ago

When looking at the outside of the buildings from the square it is amazing how well maintained they are, and the hop on / off bus stops a few yards away although walking is better

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kelmci
Reviewed 5 days ago

Some very beautiful buildings to look at. Riga old town is in a very small area, make sure you view it all so you do not miss gorgeous building like these.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This old town of Riga is truly beautiful, our first visit and the Christmas markets are here, they are the smallest but best I've been to, full of tradition and local foods being cooked and sold. Amazing atmosphere. We will be returning in the summer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rhonda1013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic Baltic experience with rich historic facts strongly linked to religion and national identity

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Crina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice architecture, historical site. Good to have a tour guide if you want to learn about this rich historical city. Be prepared to walk for 1 hour to surrounding historical sites too. December is wet and cold, possibly snowing too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YKPng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful square with the House of the Blackheads, First Christmas Tree Monument, colourful Bear Monument (gifted by Berlin in 2018 for Latvia 100), the Town Hall and some discreet souvenir shops

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PolllCat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well-preserved buildings in the old town. Walking through the old part of the city to see this attraction is interesting. There are nearby places that are worth visiting as well. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kanoklada R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive architecture represented in the facade of the house of the blackheads. As the square has been rebuilt after the world war unfortunately there isn't much historic buildings left. However through the square you can venture into the old town cobbled streets where you would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AhmedM645
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was so lovely to visit “old Europe” and to walk about the town square, taking in a sense of what Latvia is about and what it’s cultural identity is.

Date of experience: November 2018
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