48 Hours in Riga For Architecture Lovers

48 Hours in Riga, Latvia

On the banks of the Daugava River lies a huge surprise for architecture lovers: Riga, Latvia’s time-tested capital whose old soul bears the traces of long-gone European empires and alliances. Whether hunting down Riga’s Germanic architectural roots or uncovering its Russian sensibilities, a walk through Riga’s Old Town and New Town will reveal the Baltics’ most interesting blend of urban architectural styles.