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Basteja bulvaris, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Riga's parks are well connected and very much worth a stroll. This park has a nice canal which makes it even more attractive.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Birds, kanal, boats, flowers - wonderful walk in every time of the year. For everybody. Also freshly new married persons are coming there to make pictures.

Thank Egita28
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it here. Lots of flowers, trees and nice canal. Well worth a stroll. Take some photos and enjoy a nice sit down. Can take canal boat too.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to chill and relax, have a picnic in the summer time. The pace is open for public with no charge. There is a river running through the park and you can take a river canal cruise in a small boat or even do...More

Thank chamara w
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This park was beautiful in autumn with wonderfully coloured leaves on the trees and ground. It has lots of pathways, bridges, etc. throughout. It follows the river/waterway with many different perspectives and monuments etc. along the way. There is a canal boat that you can...More

Thank WW_Traveller023
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk around if you want to get out of the bustling Old Town. Beautiful park, canal and buildings nearby. Public toilets are also available but you do have to pay.

Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This park right next to the Freedom Monument is named after the Bastion Hill. It is a peaceful park to visit and walk around. There are many lovely paths with small bridges, water cascades, colorful flowers, several sculptures, and benches to take a rest. There...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We loved walking through this park and were lucky end of April that the weather was sunny and we could enjoy it every day of our stay. Many flowers were jusy showing their heads so it must look stunning in May/June

Thank sheilazammit
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Nice peaceful little park immediately adjacent to the Freedom Monument with a boating canal running through it attracting ducks and seagulls alike. Bastion Hill is worth a stroll and a canal side bench is a relaxing break for a brief rest

Thank TimDiggle
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It's a great place to spend time on a sunny day. You can see beautiful views there. It also takes some effort to get on top. Used to be a hill for castle defenders. It's a short visit place, but there are also seatings, so...More

Thank Loren S
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