Riga, the beautiful capital city of Latvia, is one hell of a hidden gem city to visit in Europe. This old city of the Baltic Sea is filled with stunning architecture and Gothic spires dominating its skyline, waiting for you to explore.
Riga has a medieval castle (technically in Cesis but you can visit from Riga), a large bell tower you can climb up to, several stunning cathedrals and churches, full of colorful old European houses, and delicious local cuisine. Who could ask for anything more?
These stunning architectures and sites you see in Riga are also accompanied by interesting histories and stories that gave the city its unique identity and you can learn all about it at one of the many awesome museums in the city.