Riga

The Yellow Church of Riga

The Yellow Church of Riga

During the preparations for our trip, I was enthused to find out about the Yellow Church of Riga. It quickly became clear that after visiting the Blue Church in Bratislava, we had to also go see the Yellow Church.

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History of the Freedom Monument

History of the Freedom Monument

On a guided tour we passed the Freedom Monument in Riga. Our guide told us about the history of that monument and made us smile.

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Let us stroll through Riga’s Old Town together

Let us stroll through Riga’s Old Town together

Riga’s Old Town is not that big. There are almost no cars in the Old Town and public transport is diverted around that area. So, let’s go for a walk.

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Discover Riga – 5 top destinations in the Latvian capital

A fascinating visit to Riga Central Market

Riga Central Market is a must see in Riga. This was one of the rare locations that are used by locals and tourists alike and where we got a better feeling for the Latvian way of life.

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Stalins birthdaycake

Stalin’s Birthday Cake – Academy of Science

You cannot miss it when you are visiting Riga’s Old Town – Stalin’s Birthday Cake. This is what locals call the Latvian Academy of Science.

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