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.
Tērbatas – Blaumaņa – Lāčplēša – Ģertrūdes – K. Barona – A. Čaka – Avotu – Merķeļa streets
The history of Old Rīga is the history of all of Rīga – the place where the Middle Ages encounter the present day.
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.
Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street is one of the main thoroughfares in the city but Brīvības Street is the city's main artery.