The natural terrain of this area is a flat and sandy plain,about 1 to 10 meters above the sea level.St John’s Church on Skārnu Street Riga live camera shows Skārnu Street, which is the oldest street in Riga’s Old Town.Summers are comparatively cool and cloudy (average temperature in July 16.9 C;average precipitation (rainfall) 85 mm).Winters are comparatively warm with frequent thaws(average temperature in January 4,7 C, thaw days are about 10 days a month).The Legend of St John’s Church St John’s church is also the home of a gruesome legend.
The church possesses a range of architectural styles due to centuries of remodeling.
It also houses several souvenir stalls where visitors can pick up a souvenir to remember the beautiful Old Town.
Skārnu Street makes for a magical place to wander around and appreciate the history of Latvia’s capital as can be seen on HD webcam footage of Riga.
The main Hanseatic outpost in the region, Riga was run by German nobles and merchants even when wider political control passed to other powers,starting with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the late sixteenth century.
After a subsequent period of Swedish rule Riga became part of the Russian Empire in 1710 and during the second half of the nineteenth century it developed into a major manufacturing centre.
The church’s interior The interior of the church is characterized by a lovely gothic ceiling and a beautiful stained glass window.