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Explore interesting sights in Riga, Latvia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Riga, Latvia.

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1. Great Guild

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The Riga Guild, or St. Mary's Guild, is a Brotherhood of Riga Merchants that has existed since 1354. By 1939. And gathered in Munster's room, and has been preserved to this day, and has been preserved in Grand Gede's house. It coexisted with the small guild or St. John's guild that merged Riga craftsmen. The charter of "Ji" mentions that its task is "harmony, courtesy, courtesy, poetry, charity and soul".

Wikipedia: Lielā ģilde (LV)

2. House of the Blackheads

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The House of the Blackheads is a building situated in the old town of Riga, Latvia. The original building was erected during the first third of the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, a guild for unmarried merchants, shipowners, and foreigners in Riga. Major works were done in the early 17th century, adding most of the Mannerist ornamentation. The sculptures were made by the workshop of August Volz. Additionally, it is the site of the first decorated Christmas tree, which was erected in 1510.

Wikipedia: House of the Blackheads (Riga) (EN)

3. Freedom Monument

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The Freedom Monument is located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920). It is considered an important symbol of the freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Latvia. Unveiled in 1935, the 42-metre (138 ft) high monument of granite, travertine, and copper often serves as the focal point of public gatherings and official ceremonies in Riga.

Wikipedia: Freedom Monument (EN)

4. Old Riga

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Vecrīga is the historical center and a neighbourhood of Riga, Latvia, located in the Central District on the east side of Daugava River. Vecrīga is famous for its old churches and cathedrals, such as Riga Cathedral and St. Peter's Church.

Wikipedia: Vecrīga (EN)

5. Riga Circus

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Riga Circus is a circus located in Riga, Merkela Street 4. The circus was opened on December 29, 1888 in Riga. It is one of the oldest circus buildings in Europe and the only permanent circus building in the Baltic States. The circus is included in the list of State protected cultural monuments. Both guest artists from different countries and Latvian circus artists participate in circus performances. In February 2016, the circus was closed for safety reasons, but after the façade of the building was strengthened, the circus was reopened for public events in September 2018. After the adoption of a law in Latvia in 2019 prohibiting the use of wild animals in attractions and circus performances, the premises of the Riga Circus began to be used not only for the demonstration of circus performances produced and co-produced by themselves and circus guest performances invited from other countries, but also for the organization of concerts, exhibitions, theatrical performances, festivals and other cultural events, thus reflecting the strategic transformation of the building into a multidisciplinary art center.

Wikipedia: Rīgas cirks (LV)

6. Reformed Church of Riga

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Riga Reformed Church is the ancient (Calvinist) temple of Reformation at 10 Mastri Street, Old Town. At present, the church building belongs to the evangelical preaching church in Latvia, and LELB youth center has been installed there. Architecture is an important architectural landmark in China. It is a brutal single-walled wooden-coated building with a towering double-sloping roof against the chandeliers of Mastri Street, which is composed of a small turret and a colonnade. There are elevated castles on the facade rhythmically, while there are peaks on the tower of the building. Morning star. The gravel entrance is located in Bremen in 1737. Year. There are two wooden ladders in the hall at the entrance, but the ceiling of the temple wall retains the original palace-style architecture for mirror image. The altar and eagle balcony combined with stationery were built in 1805. Classical style. 1783. Henri Ha Andrea Concissa installed it that year, but installed it in 1847. Eagle, the brand of Scholes Company.

Wikipedia: Rīgas Reformātu baznīca (LV)

7. Pharmacy Museum

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The Latvian Museum of Pharmacy is a medical museum in Riga, Latvia. It was founded in 1987 in association with the Pauls Stradins Museum for History of Medicine and is located on Richard Wagner street in an18th century building which itself is an architectural monument. The museum is dedicated to understanding the development of pharmacy and pharmacies in Latvia and contains documents and books from the 17th- 19th century, pharmacist tools and devices for preparing drugs, and drugs which were manufactured in Latvia in the 1920s and 1930s

Wikipedia: Latvian Museum of Pharmacy (EN)

8. Latvian National Theatre

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The Latvian National Theatre is one of the leading professional theatres in Latvia. The building is in the Eclectic style and is an architectural and artistic monument. The country of Latvia was proclaimed in this building in the year 1918. On 23 February 2002, the theatre celebrated its 100th anniversary. The director of National Theatre of Latvia since 2006 has been Ojārs Rubenis.

Wikipedia: Latvian National Theatre (EN)

9. Museum of the history of Riga and navigation

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Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation is housed by the Riga Dom Cathedral ensemble in the heart of the Old Riga, Latvia. It originated in 1773 as a private collection of Nikolaus von Himsel, a Riga doctor and, being one of the oldest museums in Europe, over the centuries it has grown into the largest collection of material evidence of the history of Riga.

Wikipedia: Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation (EN)

10. Mangaļsalas bāka

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The Manga. Sala lighthouse is a front lighthouse on the east embankment of the Düna estuary. It operated until 1998, when it was replaced by a 7-meter-high metal tower. Now, it is placed as a decorative architectural monument on the city canal, in the former "Schützengarten". The name is reminiscent of the old site of Magnusholm.

Wikipedia: Leuchtturm Mangaļsala (DE)

11. Vecā Ģertrūdes baznīca

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The Old St. Gertrude Evangelical Lutheran Church in Riga is a church of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Riga, at the intersection of Ģertrūdes and Baznicas streets, built according to the project of the architect Johann Daniel Felsko in 1864–1869. The church building was consecrated on March 2, 1869.

Wikipedia: Rīgas Vecā Svētās Ģertrūdes Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca (LV)

12. St. James's Cathedral

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St James's Cathedral is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Riga in Latvia. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint James the Greater. The building is part of the Old Riga UNESCO World Heritage Site and lies directly opposite the House of the Livonian Noble Corporation, the meeting place of Latvia's parliament the Saeima.

Wikipedia: St. James's Cathedral, Riga (EN)

13. Latvijas dzelzceļa vēstures muzejs

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Latvian Railway History Museum is a railway museum with expositions in Riga and in Jelgava, dedicated to the history of railway and its development in Latvia. The museum is a structural unit of the company "Latvijas dzelzceļš". The museum has the largest collection of wide-gauge vehicles in the Baltics.

Wikipedia: Latvian Railway History Museum (EN)

14. Pils laukums

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Castle Square is a square near the Riga Castle in Old Riga. The square on other sides includes the building of Latvijas Banka, the former building of the Riga Imperial Lyceum, the former building of the Hotel "St. Petersburg", the Riga Church of Our Lady of Sorrows and other buildings.

Wikipedia: Pils laukums (Rīga) (LV)

15. Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

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The Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design is an arts museum in Riga, Latvia. The museum was established on 1 January 1989 and opened to the public on 6 July 1989. It is located in the former church St. George's Church, Riga, the oldest surviving stone building in Riga.

Wikipedia: Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (EN)

16. The Latvian National Museum of Art

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The Latvian National Museum of Art is the richest collection of national art in Latvia. It houses more than 52,000 works of art reflecting the development of professional art in the Baltic area and in Latvia from the middle of the 18th century until the present time.

Wikipedia: Latvian National Museum of Art (EN)

17. St. Mary Magdalene's Church

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St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church and Monastery in Riga is a Roman Catholic Church church at Klostera Street 2, Old Riga. An architectural monument of national importance of the 13th–17th centuries. Services are held in Latgalian, Latvian and English.

Wikipedia: Rīgas Svētās Marijas Magdalēnas baznīca (LV)

18. Jaunatnes dārzs

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Jaunatnes dārzs / PD

Youth Garden is a small park in Riga, Āgenskalns between Lapu, Melnsila and Ernestines streets. Unofficially, it is also sometimes called Lermontov Park, since Lermontov Street and the 5th trolleybus stop of the same name are located next to it.

Wikipedia: Jaunatnes dārzs (LV)

19. Anglikāņu baznīca

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Anglikāņu baznīca Anonīms / CC BY-SA 3.0

St. Saviour's Church is a congregation of the Church of England in Riga, Latvia. Its parish church is located at Anglikāņu iela 2. This is to the north of the old town centre (Vecrīga), close to Riga Castle and the banks of the Daugava River.

Wikipedia: St. Saviour's Church, Riga (EN)

20. Mencendorfa nams

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Menxing is 17.18 at home. Centennial Carpenter's Residence Museum, located at No.18 Gray Street, Rika City. This is a branch of Riga's Museum of History and Shipping, "Menchendorf House. The home museum of clergy in the 1718th century".

Wikipedia: Mencendorfa nams (LV)

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