Riga From Above

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Riga From Above

We recently got these amazing pictures submitted to us by Maksim (Instagram: @stiros_ )
Before we feature one of his pictures on our Instagram, we decided to make this article featuring all his Pictures! Thank you for sending them in <3 Great work!


Gertudes/Brivibas streets cross.
Seen in the picture is St. Gertrude Old Church (Latvian: Vecā Svētās Ģertrūdes Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca). Lutheran church in Riga. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia. The church is situated at the address 6 Ģertrūdes Street. It has a long association with Riga’s German ethnic community, and the congregation worship in the German languageimage1 (3).jpeg


Riverside and the Old Town
Vecrīga (Old Town Riga) is the historical centre of Riga, Latvia, located on the east side of Daugava River. Vecrīga is famous for its old churches and cathedrals, such as Riga Cathedral and St. Peter’s church.image1 (2).jpeg


Vanšu Bridge
The Vanšu Bridge (Latvian: Vanšu tilts) in Riga is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga. Its name literally means Cable-stayed bridge and is also translated as Shroud Bridge. 595 meters in length, it is one of five bridges crossing the Daugava in Riga and passes over Ķīpsala island. It was built during the Soviet period and opened to public use on 21 July 1981 as the Gorky Bridge (Latvian: Gorkija tilts) after Maxim Gorky street, today renamed Krišjānis Valdemārs street, which it extends across the river.
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Z Towers
Multifunctional building complex Z-Towers –
two round residential towers, joined by a podium in the base area, 30 stories high each. The height of the towers: South 123 m, North 117 m
The Towers hold a total of 336 apartments, 10 000 square meters of class A office space, parking spaces for up to 700 cars and more than 4000 square meters of Fitness and SPA.

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