The capitol of Latvia like so much of the Baltic coast has been controlled by the Swedes and fought over by many others. Set on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the River Daugava, the narrow streets in the walled Old City still hold much history and are an inviting explore on foot. There is a Dome Cathedral with a magnificent organ and medieval wall mountings. Livu Square with many bars and nightclubs is a centre for tourists to visit. The historic centre with its 19th century wooden architecture and the contrasting art nouveau has Riga on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The new town is just a bus or tram away. In Brivibas bulvaris (Freedom Boulevard) you will see the Freedom Monument. A green statue of a woman holding three gold stars on top of a 42-metre stone pillar. South of the city canal are the five former Zeppelin hangars that make up the Central Market which sells much of the local speciality, smoked fish. One of the entertainers you find on some ships Marty Kristian was born in Latvia.CLICK HERE for our new BALTIC CRUISE destinations menu – All parts and tours together, then a choice of every Baltic port in its own menu. CLICK HERE

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Walking Shoes and what to pack. This is cruise of discovery and in maybe seven port stops with seven cities to explore you might need good shoes and few things. CLICK HERE for our new BALTIC CRUISE destinations menu – All parts and tours together, then a choice of every Baltic port in its own menu. CLICK HERECHAT GROUP – Cruise the Baltic Chat – New Group, be one of the first to join and start a thread on your forthcoming or past cruise by number – CLICK HERE TO SHARE & CHATNOVELS SET ON SHIPS & AT CRUISE DESTINATIONSGAME OF THRONES, DUBROVNIK