Riga in a nutshell

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Riga in a nutshell

Sightseeing
For the best views over Riga and solid G&Ts, visit the Skyline bar located on the 26th floor or Radisson Hotel. Equally impressive during the day and in the evenings.
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Skyline bar
55 Elizabetes iela
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For the best views over Riga and solid G&Ts, visit the Skyline bar located on the 26th floor or Radisson Hotel. Equally impressive during the day and in the evenings.
One of the most picturesque areas in Riga. Take your time walking around the square and St. Peter's church.
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Zwarthoofdenhuis
7 Rātslaukums
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One of the most picturesque areas in Riga. Take your time walking around the square and St. Peter's church.
A lovely strip of little shops, bars and restaurants in the Old Town
Jacob's Barracks
4 Torņa iela
A lovely strip of little shops, bars and restaurants in the Old Town
Another good photo opportunity in the Old Town. A few of the oldest buildings in Riga.
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De Drie Broers
17 Mazā Pils iela
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Another good photo opportunity in the Old Town. A few of the oldest buildings in Riga.
Beautifully renovated in 2016, the LNMA holds the most significant artwork depository in the nation
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Latvian National Museum of Art
1 Jaņa Rozentāla laukums
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Beautifully renovated in 2016, the LNMA holds the most significant artwork depository in the nation
Visit freetour.com/riga to find out more about specific free tours (Old Town, Art Nouveau district and others) and their timing each day. Most of them are free but work on a donation basis and are a great way how to lear as much as possible about Riga in a short amount of time.
Riga Free Tour
Visit freetour.com/riga to find out more about specific free tours (Old Town, Art Nouveau district and others) and their timing each day. Most of them are free but work on a donation basis and are a great way how to lear as much as possible about Riga in a short amount of time.
The loveliest cinema in Riga. Doesn’t usually show most of the box-office movies but more artsy films. Fancy interior and calm atmosphere
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Kino Riga
61 Elizabetes iela
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The loveliest cinema in Riga. Doesn’t usually show most of the box-office movies but more artsy films. Fancy interior and calm atmosphere
Neighborhoods
Take a look at some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in the world by wandering around Alberta, Elizabetes, Strelnieku and Rupniecibas streets.
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Albert Street
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Take a look at some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in the world by wandering around Alberta, Elizabetes, Strelnieku and Rupniecibas streets.
Food scene
Personal favorite when it comes to a good cup of coffee and an unforgettable brunch.
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Rocket Bean Roastery (Dzirnavu)
39 Dzirnavu iela
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Personal favorite when it comes to a good cup of coffee and an unforgettable brunch.
A cozy vegetarian cafe/bar with a hipster vibe.
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MiiT Coffee
10 Lāčplēša iela
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A cozy vegetarian cafe/bar with a hipster vibe.
An incredible place for authentic Japanese food in Riga.
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The Catch
33 Dzirnavu iela
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An incredible place for authentic Japanese food in Riga.
A popular cafe/bar that mixes traditional Latvian cuisine and international dishes. Good idea to book in advance if you're coming after 5PM.
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Burga
36 Dzirnavu iela
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A popular cafe/bar that mixes traditional Latvian cuisine and international dishes. Good idea to book in advance if you're coming after 5PM.
A fantastic place for late-night wine and nibbles.
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Wine Studio
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A fantastic place for late-night wine and nibbles.
Visit Vincents to experience the finest cuisine in Riga. Must book in advance!
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Vincents Restaurant
19 Elizabetes iela
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Visit Vincents to experience the finest cuisine in Riga. Must book in advance!
Hands down the best specialty coffee place in Riga! If you're a coffee lover, this is the spot for you
Kalve Espresso Room
38 Stabu iela
Hands down the best specialty coffee place in Riga! If you're a coffee lover, this is the spot for you
Probably the most-known and best vegan café/restaurant in Riga.
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Terapija Vegan Cafe
69 Bruņinieku iela
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Probably the most-known and best vegan café/restaurant in Riga.
An amazing bakery where you can grab your morning pastries and a cup of coffee to start off the ideal morning.
Lūša miltu darbnīca
68 Aleksandra Čaka iela
An amazing bakery where you can grab your morning pastries and a cup of coffee to start off the ideal morning.
Another super high quality restaurant. Can't miss with this one
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3 pavāru restorāns "Tam labam būs augt"
4 Torņa iela
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Another super high quality restaurant. Can't miss with this one
Bars/Clubs
A fun area of many different bars and nightlife spots
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Tallinas ielas kvartāls / Tallinn Street Quarter
34 Miera iela
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A fun area of many different bars and nightlife spots
A popular hipster/artist bar and concert venue. Quite a young crowd and very busy in the Summer
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Kaņepes Kultūras centrs
15 Skolas iela
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A popular hipster/artist bar and concert venue. Quite a young crowd and very busy in the Summer
Authentic Latvian folk bar with live music on most nights
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Folkklubs ALA pagrabs
19 Peldu iela
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Authentic Latvian folk bar with live music on most nights