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Golden time at the Bastion Hill in Old Riga

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With the removal of the earth fortifications, a new period in the development of Riga set in, offering great opportunities to beautify the city. The Riga ramparts were destroyed and in their place an area of official buildings, boulevards and green spaces was established from 1857 to 1863 in a semicircle embracing Old Riga.

Find out more in multimedia virtual tour of Old Riga at www.virtuallatvia.lv

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A: At the top of the Basteja hill, Riga

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B: Horse riding at the Bastion Hill park in Riga

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C: Horse sculpture in Bastejkalns

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E: Autumn at the Bastion Hill park in Riga, Latvia

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F: Autumn at the Bastion Hill park, Old Riga, Latvia

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G: Swan house at the City canal near Bastion Hill

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H: Under oak trees in Bastejkalns park

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I: Corner of Basteja Boulevard and Smilsu Street

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J: Ice riding on Bastejkalns

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This panorama was taken in Riga

This is an overview of Riga

Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

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