Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships mainly dock on the river fairly close to the old town though smaller ships may dock a bit
Costa Pacifica docked in Google Streetview
Money and Tipping
The old town area is small and easily walkable from the cruise pier.
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Shopping and Restaurants
The main shopping spots in the Old Town are Valnu street (from Gunpowder Tower to Hotel de Rome) and adjacent Basteja Pasaza (Basteja Passage) with fashion shops and boutiques. Jekaba Kazarmas (Jacob’s Barracks) houses mostly souvenir shops where you can buy amber jewellery. Galerija Centrs (Center Gallery) is a shopping arcade in the center of the Old Town (more than 100 shops, mainly tax-free). The nearby small streets of Tirgonu and Laipu have art galleries, souvenir and antiques shops. Riga's Central Market can be found on the south edge of Old Town.
Restaurants, cafes and McDonalds may provide free wifi for customers.
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