RigaRepublic of Latvia
Member of the LHC since 2007
Riga is famous for the beautiful harbor called the "Baltic Pearl," and its old town, the historic center of Riga, is a World Heritage Site, inscribed upon the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. Since the landing of Bishop Albert in 1201, Riga had been invaded by various countries, so the city has numbers of architectural styles including Romanesque, Baroque and Gothic. The city is described as like a huge museum of architecture.