Photogallery of Riga, Latvia

Riga - Schwarzhaupterhaus
Riga - Schwarzhaupterhaus by Cangaroojack @flickr
Riga by Phovid' @flickr
Riga by Zilupe @flickr
Riga by Robertpaulyoung @flickr
Rigas Kongresu Nams (Riga Congress Centre)
Rigas Kongresu Nams (Riga Congress Centre) by Kawanet @flickr
Castle in Riga
Castle in Riga by Gtall1 @flickr
Riga by Timo Tervo @flickr
Riga by Timo Tervo @flickr
Riga at night time
Riga at night time by Abi Skipp @flickr
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More to see in Riga
Riga is famous for various nightlife institutions. Music lovers, connoisseurs of fine food, and dance lovers will surely be able to find here a perfect place for relaxation that will fit their tastes. Saxophone is a popular night club that keeps attracting fans of rock music. This club is notable for its informal atmosphere. Saxophone also often becomes the venue for the performances of popular music groups. The Big Point club is a great place to listen to international music and enjoy a diverse cultural program. The club is considered quite a respectable one, so the choice of clothes should attract more attention. Casablanca club is not only a great place to listen to good music, but also a quality restaurant where you can enjoy all most popular national dishes. Every evening the restaurant hosts entertaining music concerts; the club is often visited by very reputable and prominent people, including famous politicians, musicians and artists. Fans of colorful parties and dances will prefer club Essential. A huge dance floor, modern music and great choice of exotic cocktails - fans of merry parties will find here everything they need. Depo club is a place that will not disappoint its visitors. Every day here take place theme parties that will be interesting to visit by jazz fans, and fans of alternative music, as well as by connoisseurs by other musical directions. The club is divided into three large halls. Visitors are welcome to have rest in a cozy cafe and enjoy the … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Riga

Hotels with history of Riga

The historical part of Riga is the location of another unique hotel complex, Konventa Seta, that occupies nine fully restored medieval buildings. In some guest rooms, the design resembles old country houses. These rooms have woven furniture made of light wood and magnificent landscape paintings on the walls. Small flower bouquets add a touch of serenity to the atmosphere. The hotel’s windows offer spectacular … Open

Advices for travellers

8. Apartments can become an excellent alternative to local hotels and inns. They can be rented for a short period, while the cost of the accommodation will not be much more expensive than in the mid-priced hotels. 7. Bicycle is a very popular form of transport. You can easily reach any of the city’s attractions by using the two-wheeled vehicle. 6. The city is very convenient to … Open

Active recreation

Riga provides a lot of facilities and services for active pastime with family, children or friends. For paintball fans, on the territory of Riga, you will find several special areas equipped for individual and group battles. For 10 euros you will get everything you need to play - markers with an air balloon, masks, gloves, uniform and 100 balls of paint (an additional 100 balls for 4 euros). During the whole game, … Open

Weekend in Riga in original style

There is an old bakery, Bigensis, not far from the Riga Dome Cathedral. Even travelers on a diet are still recommended to visit it because the bakery is an incredibly attractive and well-designed place. Don’t forget to pay attention to the display window that has colorful stickers attached to it. Besides standard signs that prohibit entering the bakery with dogs or a bicycle, there are quite unusual stickers, … Open

Festivals and events in Riga

In Riga, as well as in all Latvia, the main holiday of the year is Ligo. In fact, it consists of two holidays: Ligo, which is held on June 23 and Saint Ivan Day - June 24. People like to celebrate these events on nature with family, friends, and picnic. Although the church calendar of the summer solstice and coincides with the day of St. Ivan, the Latvian holiday of Ligo remained completely pagan. On Ligo, it is … Open

Hotels for romantic escape

The high-class Europa Royale Riga is a true paragon of romantic style and historical luxury. All guest rooms and public areas of the hotel are made in bright colors and have gorgeous antique furniture and paintings. Some guest rooms have large beds with sheer canopies. The luxuriously decorated restaurant is perfect for various events and celebrations, but it’s the casino that is usually the most popular … Open

Top sigths of Latvia

The majority of tourist routes in Latvia start with a visit to Riga. There’s nothing strange in that as in the capital it’s possible to see main symbols of the country and most interesting sights. The Riga Castle is one of the oldest buildings in the city. The castle was built in the 14th century and during its long history the purpose of the castle was changed several times. Today the castle is the president’s residence and location of several important museums – the Museum of Latvian History, the Museum of Foreign Art, museums of literature and music. The architectural complex named “The Three Brothers” is also a prominent landmark of Riga. These are the three buildings located on Maza Pils Street. The first building was constructed in the 15th century, and the remaining two were added a bit later. The buildings are made in same style and look quite fascinating together. … Open

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