Discover Riga in Latvia
Riga in the region of Rīga with its 742,572 habitants is a place located in Latvia and is the capital of this country.
Local time in Riga is now 01:38 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Riga " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tukums, Tiraine, Sigulda, Riga, and Ramava. When in this area, you might want to check out Tukums . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Riga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Riga. The Style Lives On
Riga is one of the Art Nouveau capitals of the world. But Art Nouveau is more than just a style of architecture. It is a style of life. A style that lives on in modern day Riga. Directed by Dainis Kla ..
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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-1991 (Latvian: Latvijas okupācijas muzejs) is an historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940, then by Nazi Germany in 1941, and then again by the USSR in 1944.
House of the Blackheads
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 German merchants in Riga. Major works were done in the years 1580 and 1886, adding most of the ornamentations. The structure was bombed to a ruin by the Germans June 28, 1941 and the remains demolished by the Soviets in 1948. The current reconstruction was erected from 1995 to 1999.
Riga Technical University
Riga Technical University (RTU) (Latvian: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862. (previously known as Riga Polytechnical Institute and Riga Polytechnicum) is located in Riga, Latvia.
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St. Peter's Church, Riga
St. Peter's Church (Latvian: Svētā Pētera Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia, dedicated to Saint Peter. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.
Eurovision Song Contest 2003
The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the 48th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia on 24 May 2003. The hosts were Marie N and Renārs Kaupers. Sertab Erener, the Turkish entrant, won the contest with "Everyway That I Can", scoring 167 points. The winning songwriters were Erener and Turkish rock guitarist and singer Demir Demirkan. Belgium and Russia were second and third respectively, within three points of Turkey's score.
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