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A small, pleasant park surrounding Brivibas Bulvaris.
A small, pleasant park surrounding Brivibas Bulvaris. Sites in the Bastejkalns include a Chinese and a Japanese building, and the ''Bridge of Love'' over the ''Pilsetas Cana'''. The Bridge of Love has several locks on the railings put up by recently married couples. There is also a memorial to the two people killed here in the tumultuous events of 1991.
Between Raina Bulvaris and Basteja Bulvaris
Freedom Monument is one of Latvia's national symbols
Laima is a Latvian chocolate manufacturer and means good luck in Latvian
In a renovated 18th century house
Wagner once lived in Riga, on the street now named after him
Designed by Georg Kuphaldt, who was expelled by Germany in 1915 as a spy becuase he had a telescope in his garden
Covers the history of porcelain in Riga through the 19th and 20th centuries
This building (also housing a pub of no particular note) is most famous for the two statues of black cats on the roofs
A smaller, less spectacular church near St
The last remaining gate from the old city walls