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Clive Moss | profile | all galleries >> Travel Pics >> Eastern Europe - July 2004 >> Prelude - Latvia >> Squares of Old Riga tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

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Squares of Old Riga

The city center of Riga is a gated Mediaeval city -- but now the gates are tolls to restrict automobile access. Its construction reflects Swedish and German influences. Is is exhibiting rot in parts, but restoration is in progress.
Life in the old city centers on its squares.
Our first view of the old city Dom Laukums Hilda on Dom Laukums Dom
Every city has these Why the streets are clean Beer gardens populate all squares Other refreshments are available
Latvians love flowers House come in all sizes and shapes Soviet Architecture intrudes on the old squares ?
Communist version of a square