“Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga at the mouth of the Daugava river where it meets the Baltic Sea. The biggest metropolis in the Baltics, Riga perfectly blends timeless tradition and cutting edge cool.
In its 800 years of turbulent history, everyone from German knights to Swedish kings and Soviet commissars have left their footprints, and today Latvia’s capital is an exciting European metropolis at the crossroads of eastern and northern Europe.
Riga’s astonishing skyline tells the story, as the timeless Gothic spires in the Old Town mingle with the fantastic facades of one of the world’s richest collections of Art Nouveau on the grand boulevards.
Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage site of cobblestones and breathtaking river views, as well as Europe’s Wifi capital with almost 1,000 spots to get online for free.
- Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
- Coin Alloy Color: silver
- Coin Diameter: 31,00
- Coin Thickness: 2,25
- Coin Edge: serrated, fine
- City: RIGA
- Country: Latvia
- Available: yes - not through coin dispenser
- Location: RIGA, Latvia