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Riga Live Cam, Latvia – Liv Area

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Liv Area (Lett. Līvu laukums) in Riga, located between the streets Zirgu, Meistaru and Kalkju in the historic district of Old Town.

It was arranged in 1950 (the project Seletsk PA) after the demolition of the destroyed during the Second World War urban development. It was called “Square at the Philharmonic” as facing the area Great Guild Hall since 1941 has held a concert hall of the Latvian Philharmonic.

In 1974, the area was reconstructed under the project K. Barons, were broken track, equipped with a business center, in the central part of a swimming pool with a fountain.

During the summer, made in a decorative style imitates the undulating surface of the lawn once flowed here (on the street line Meistaru – Kaleju) Riga River. In winter, the city poured ice rink on the square.

The modern name of the area received 29 February 2000.

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Riga Live Cam, Latvia – Dome Square

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Dome Square (Doma laukums) – one of the largest areas of the old city of Riga, located at the intersection of Zirgu (horse), Pils (Castle), Jacob (Yakovlevskaya) and Shkyunyu (Shed).

Riga – the capital of Latvia and one of the largest cities of the Baltic States, each year attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Here are the churches and the houses built by the best architects of bygone eras. Riga’s streets are filled with living history, which at first sight captivates and charms the travelers.

Riga has always had a high economic and political status, which is also displayed on her appearance. Now Riga is a curious example of many architectural styles that have made such a unique space of city streets.

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Riga Live Cam, Latvia – Freedom Square

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Old Town over the past centuries VIII exists as a hub of the region. Due to the geographical location and economic status of the city is constantly taken many visitors and immigrants.

Moreover, in some periods of time there lived more Germans than Latvians. And although it is now the townspeople are very clearly positioned its national identity, architecture continues to report a multicultural past of the capital.

The fact is that come the intellectuals and wealthy people from other states to build houses in the received in their homeland styles, making the Old Town streets filled with buildings of Italian, Dutch, German architects.

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