Riga, the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of the river Daugava. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states. The Historic Centre of Riga has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city is particularly notable for its extensive Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) architecture, comparable in significance only with Vienna and Saint Petersburg.
The Doma Cathedral, considered the largest church in the Baltic states. Built in the 13th century, it was modified several times in its history. It has a magnificent organ that dates from 1844. Riga Castle (Rīgas Pils), which houses the Museum of Latvian History and the Museum of Foreign Art. St. Peter's Church, with its 123 m high tower. St. John's Church, a small 13th-century chapel, behind St. Peter's Church. The Powder Tower (Pulvertornis), the only tower that remains from the original city walls. The Latvian Museum of War is located inside. Wooden architecture open air museum.
Airlinesto fly into Riga: Lufthansa, United Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines,Aeroflot, Finnair, LOT, Czech Airlines, British Airways.