The history of Old Rīga is the history of all of Rīga – the place where the Middle Ages encounter the present day.
Tērbatas – Blaumaņa – Lāčplēša – Ģertrūdes – K. Barona – A. Čaka – Avotu – Merķeļa streets
This neighbourhood is often regarded to as the quiet centre. It adjoins the Boulevard circle directly but has none of the city hustle and bustle.
Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street is one of the main thoroughfares in the city but Brīvības Street is the city's main artery.
Riga – one of Europe’s cities that can be reasonably be proud of its Art Nouveau buildings, the dominant art style prevalent at the beginning of the 20th century.