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An Old Believers' church..
An Old Believers' church.
73 Krasta iela
A district with old wooden houses and other sights
Mostly in ruins as the Germans burned it down on July 4, 1941 with 600 people locked inside
An unusually-designed Lutheran church
Built in 1953, this building is often called '''Stalin's Birthday Cake''' because of it's austere and ornamented design
Riga Central market is a striking building near the central train station notable for its huge hangars, built from parts of actual zeppelin hangars bought for the market in 1920
Used as a cargo loading and unloading site on the banks of the Daugava river since the 14th century, the Spikeri Quarter saw a spurt in the construction of red-brick warehouses in the 19th century
A definite contender for Riga's weirdest museum, this one covers the history of sun mythology and its role in Latvian culture