Chosen by readers of USA TODAY and Riga triumphs as the winner in the 'Prettiest European City'. „Riga, the capital of Latvia and the 2014 European Capital of Culture, is only beginning to get the attention it deserves. The "Gem of the Baltics" combines a pulsating big city vibe with a UNESCO-listed Old Town and one of Europe's richest cultural scenes. Architecture buffs will recognize Riga as home to Europe's largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings." The winners in the 'Prettiest European City' contest category for 10Best Readers' Choice are as follows Riga (Latvia), Bergen (Norway), Innsbruck (Austria), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Chester (England), Prague (Czech Republic), Budapest (Hungary), Santorini (Greece), Venice (Italy) and Bruges (Belgium). Voting was heavy in this contest; congrats to all winners! More about contest -