Riga Latvia

Why go?

For the medieval splendour of Riga’s old town Vecriga, combined with its gorgeous early 20th-century art nouveau architecture.

Local hotspot

Agenskalns, an atmospheric quarter on the left bank of the Daugava, with a beautiful old market at its centre and a new boutique hotel.

You probably didn’t know

Some of Riga’s stunning art-nouveau buildings were designed by Mikhail Eisenstein, father of the film director Sergei – of “Battleship Potëmkin” fame.

Suggested reading

A Jew from Riga (Greta Beigel, 2011)

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