Riga, Latvia’s capital and major city, has around 700 thousand inhabitants, which corresponds to one-third of the national population. The Daugava River crosses the city, with the Vanšu Bridge connecting the two banks. The live HD cams will show you beautiful panoramic views.
The Historic Centre of Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Riga Castle, the Art Nouveau District, St. John's Church, as well as the medieval, pedestrian Old Town, with St. Peter's Church, restaurants and shops, are places not to be missed. And if you are looking for nightlife, Livu Square is the place to go. Other must-see landmarks include the Freedom Monument, the Central Market, Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum and the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia.
January and February are the coldest months in the capital (average temperature is -1°C, reaching -25°C on the coldest days), while the summer is humid and warm (the average temperature of 19°C can exceed 30°C during the hottest days).
Riga International Airport serves the capital and is the largest airport in the Baltic States.