Autumn is my favourite season and there are a lot of places that just need to be visited during that time - no other! For a real life fairytale experience: Riga, Latvia in autumn colors🍁 What’s your favourite season? #riga#latvia
This is the World Trade Center of Riga. Build in 1974, it has a shape of 3-beam star (2 beams are seen on the photo), and was originally used as an office of Latvian Communist Party Central Committee. It overlooks both River Daugava and lively #kronvaldaparks . Free entrance! #instatourism
There is something about railway stations: usually nice buildings and give a feeling of going somewhere! It is fun and environmental way to travel - in Europe especially easy to move from one country to another. My first interrail was over 15 years ago and still one of the best memories of my life. Should I go again? 🤩 🚆 #poland#gdansk
This is a Roman Catholic church of Saint Francis. It was built in 1890, and after the retrieval of Latvian independency, gave name to the street it is located on ("Katoļu iela"). In its yard there is also a branch of Pontifical Lateran University of #vatican and around it there is a wonderful family leisure park. #instatourism
This is Lāčplēša iela, one of the oldest active central streets of Riga. It was originally formed in 1867 by connecting "Kleine Sandstrasse" and "Grosse Sandstrasse" and its first name was "Sandstrasse". A bit later it was renamed to "Романовская улица" (Romanov street), and only in 1923 it gained its current name - Lāčplēša iela, after a mythological Latvian superhero and protector. During nazi occupation in #ww2 it was, of course, renamed to "Carl Schirren Straße", but already in 1944 it got its name back. Nowadays it has a mix of renovated historical, and new houses, and 2 bicycle lanes. ...