Things to do in Riga

1. First thing to do in Riga is catching a glimpse of Riga skyline from St.Peter’s church tower.

If you’re not afraid of heights you have to visit St.Peter’s Church and take the elevator to the top of the tower – They say: „You haven’t seen Riga if you haven’t seen it from a bird’s eye view!” Make sure you dress warm, since it’s very windy up there!

2. Second thing to do in Riga is taking a break in one of the small squares of Riga Old Town (Vecrīga)

If you visit Riga Old Town in spring or summer, you have to take a break from all of the sightseeing, grab a chair and just enjoy one of the small squares full of life!

3. The third thing to do in Riga is go to Latvian National Opera (LNO)

Even if you don’t get the chance to see an opera, you can still enjoy the magnificent and unique architectural masterpiece. – The tickets for tours in LNO cost only 3 lats and are available at LNO box office!

4. The fourth thing to do in Riga this spring is visiting the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

This is the one place to see all five regions of Latvia in one place. Amongst the trees you will find 50 wooden buildings from every region (Selija, Kurzeme, Zemgale, Latgale and Liv land). If you really want to enjoy LEOAM you have to visit it at the first weekend of June to see the Latvian folk market.

5. The fifth thing to do in Riga but certainly not least in our 5 things to do in Riga list is taking a tour of the House of Blackheads.

This magnificent piece of architecture is located in Town Hall Square and was rebuilt only 13 years ago (1995-1999).  The town square is a ‘MUST visit’ sight in Riga.


Hotels in Riga

Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija - Hotels in Riga Latvia

Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija

Exquisite four star hotel in Riga centre, within walking distance of Riga's Old Town.
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€ 68,-

 

FG Gertrude City Centre - Hotels in Riga
Hotel in Riga situated within the central area of the city providing with the highest quality of hotel service. s in Riga.
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€ 34,-
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Hotel Jurnieks
Hotel in Riga which is located within minutes of Old Town and the Riga city center in a residential area. s in Riga.
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€ 23,-
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Red Roofs Hotel - Hotels in Riga
Conveniently located Riga hotel in Old Town, where guests may enjoy many area attractions within walking distance of the accommodation. s in Riga.
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€ 20,-
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Restaurants in Riga

Restaurant
The Authentic Indian Restaurant
Indian Raja
Pizzeria
Pizza Lulu has been rolling out Riga’s tastiest pizzas since 1994. 24/7
Pizza LuLu

Popular tours in Riga

Downtown wakeboarding tour

Downtown wakeboarding tour

Best wakeboard and wakesurf school in Latvia just 5 minutes from the Downtown. Get on the wakeboard, wake surf, waterskis or tube and check out how beautiful Riga looks from river Daugava!

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€ 15,-

 

Riga City Tour by Bus - Tours in Riga
We will show you the most beautiful and interesting sights of Riga city.
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€ 10,-
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Airsoft Tour in Riga - Tours in Riga
Airsoft tour in Riga gives a chance to be a real soldier. Better than paintball!
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€ 22,-
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Riga Boat Tour - Tours in Riga
Cheerful trip with the captain and his ship Didzis. Tour the Daugava river!
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€ 65,-
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Health & Beauty in Riga

Weyergans High Care Center for health and wellness is located in the heart of Riga.
Weyergans High Care Center
High class dental clinic offering a wide range of different dental services with top-notch doctors with a high quality diplomas and education.
VANAG'S Dental Clinic

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