Riga Canal

Riga Canal

The artificially built water canal encircles the entire historic centre and the Old Town. The canal runs through the city parks of Kronvald and Bastejkalna. Along the entire watercourse you will find plenty of benches and landscaped paths to walk along.

During the summer, you'll see plenty of boats that you can also rent, and one of the boat sightseeing routes, which we write about in the chapter on transport and travel in Riga, also runs along the canal.

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You'll be especially captivated by a visit during spring, when the adjacent greenery and flowers start to come to life. In the summer, it offers shade and a pleasant climate while strolling around the Old Town.

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