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Things to see in Riga


Art Nouveau Architecture

The city of Riga contains the highest concentration of Art Nouveau architecture in the world. Otherwise know as Jugendstil,…

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Dom Cathedral

Dating back to 1211, the red brick Dom (or Dome) Protestant Cathedral is a highlight of the historic centre of Riga.…

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Jurmala

Jurmala is the main holiday resort town in Latvia, the place locals go to when they want to relax, catch a tan and enjoy…

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Latvian National Opera

The Latvian National Opera building is a magnificent 19th-century structure, that's home to the National Opera, Ballet…

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Open Air Ethnographic Museum

The Open Air Ethnographic Museum is a fascinating reflection of the traditional Latvian way of life. Set on 247 acres…

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Riga Castle

Riga Castle (or Riga Pils) was built in 1330 on the site of the original settlement of the city as a residence for the…

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Riga Central Market

One of the oldest and biggest of its kind, Riga's Central Market dates back to 1201 and is a riot of sounds, sights and…

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Riga Motor Museum

What is undoubtedly eastern Europe's finest motor museum is tucked away on the outskirts of Riga, and makes for an essential…

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The Museum of the Occupation of Riga

Latvia was occupied from 1949 to 1991 by two successive regimes, in the forms of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. This…

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Things to see in Riga


Art Nouveau Architecture

The city of Riga contains the highest concentration of Art Nouveau architecture in the world. Otherwise know as Jugendstil,…

read more


Dom Cathedral

Dating back to 1211, the red brick Dom (or Dome) Protestant Cathedral is a highlight of the historic centre of Riga.…

read more


Jurmala

Jurmala is the main holiday resort town in Latvia, the place locals go to when they want to relax, catch a tan and enjoy…

read more


Latvian National Opera

The Latvian National Opera building is a magnificent 19th-century structure, that's home to the National Opera, Ballet…

read more


Open Air Ethnographic Museum

The Open Air Ethnographic Museum is a fascinating reflection of the traditional Latvian way of life. Set on 247 acres…

read more


Riga Castle

Riga Castle (or Riga Pils) was built in 1330 on the site of the original settlement of the city as a residence for the…

read more

Riga Central Market

One of the oldest and biggest of its kind, Riga's Central Market dates back to 1201 and is a riot of sounds, sights and…

read more


Riga Motor Museum

What is undoubtedly eastern Europe's finest motor museum is tucked away on the outskirts of Riga, and makes for an essential…

read more


The Museum of the Occupation of Riga

Latvia was occupied from 1949 to 1991 by two successive regimes, in the forms of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. This…

read more