The legacy of Corfu's struggles remains in the form of castles that exist in strategic locations all over the island. Two of these castles enclose the city. It is the only city in Greece to be surrounded by castles.
Riga the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of the river Daugava. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states. The Historic Centre of Riga has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
By European standards, Bucharest is not an old city, its existence first being referred to by scholars as late as 1459.Since then it has gone through a variety of changes, becoming the state capital of Romania in 1862.