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Riga is proud of its countless Art Nouveau buildings, nearly all of which have now been restored. The Old Town was declared a Unesco World Cultural Heritage Site in 1997, mainly thanks to this unique ensemble of Art Nouveau buildings.
Riga has been a booming city since Latvia regained full independence from Russia. That is why the Latvian capital is well on the way to living up to its reputation as the only true metropolis on the Baltic Sea. And yet this is not the first time the 800-year-old city... more