Jelgava Latvia Guide

Jelgava Waterfront The story of Jelgava, Latvia is heartbreaking. Founded in 1265 by the Livonians, the city grew prosperous and by the 16th century was the seat of the Duchy of Courland. The nobility built fine mansions and churches, and the city’s beauty rivaled that of...
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Northern District Riga Guide

Daugavgriva White Church Riga
Church of St Peter and St Paul St Peter and St Paul Church Riga Northern District The Orthodox Church of St Peter and St Paul, built within the fortress known as the Riga Citadel, is one of the outstanding Classical style monuments in the Baltic...
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Turaida Latvia Guide

Turaida Castle Latvia
Turaida Museum Reserve The broad area of the Turaida Museum Reserve is rich with archaeological, architectural, historical and art monuments, which tell us about many historical events over thousands of years, starting from the 11th century. The Turaida Stone Castle, the Rose of Turaida Memorial,...
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Vidzeme district Riga

Ascension of Christ Church Riga
St Catherine's Church Vidzeme St Catherine Church Vidzeme Riga At one time Biker Church was one of the centers of parochial care in the Bailiwick in Riga. The first wooden chapel was built already in 1690. The foundation stone for a new stone church was...
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Latgale district Riga

Church of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Latgale Riga
Church of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Latgale Riga Located in the former Moscow Suburb (now Latgale district) is the Church of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, often called the Church of...
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Kurzeme district Riga

Daugavgriva Fortress Kurzeme Riga
St Martin Evangelical Luthern Church St Martin Church Kurzeme Riga St Martin's Church, close to Agenkalns Cemetery, is one of Riga's earliest Eclectic style churches. The idea of building a church developed among the members of the congregation in 1845, in the lead-up to a...
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Shop in Riga Capital of Latvia

Galerija Centrs The Galerija Centrs is the only shopping center in Riga that boasts a tradition-rich history and a place in the very heart of the Latvian capital – the Old Town. For almost a century, this has been a place to indulge in the...
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