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Latvia's picturesque capital has long been a symbol of commerce and cosmopolitan living. Explore the beautiful medieval old town, surrounded by a meandering canal, lush manicured parks and impressive tree-lined boulevards. Soak up the Gothic and art nouveau architecture and be prepared to be surprised by the multiple attractions the city has to offer. Be inspired to visit by the Pocket Guide Riga, a concise, full-color guide to this elegant city that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that Riga has to offer.Berlitz Riga Pocket Guide: - Where To Go details all the key sights in the city, from the cobblestone streets of Old Riga to restored countryside palaces, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced in the text.- Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including the royal palaces, St Peter's Spire and Dome Square.- Perfect Day provides an itinerary for one day in the city.- What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, including arts, shopping, and the best tapas and flamenco bars in town.- Essential information on Riga's culture, including a brief history of the city.- Eating Out covers the city's best cuisine.- Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants.- A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.