Riga

Latvia

St. Peter\'s Church which includes landscape views and a city

Gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from St. Peter's Church to Small Guild Hall—explore Riga, a romantic destination also known for its historic sites.

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Shopping, Romantic and Historical Buildings

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Where to stay in Riga

Old Town
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Old Town

Shopping, Historical Buildings, Romantic

Ancient churches, a presidential home and the remains of a medieval defensive wall make a stroll through the historical center of Riga a stimulating adventure.

Centrs
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Centrs

Romantic, Shopping, Skyscrapers

Centrs is a historic, romantic neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants. You can satisfy your cultural palate with the shopping and churches.

Latgale Suburb
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Latgale Suburb

Cathedrals, Churches, Historical Buildings

Latgale Suburb is a welcoming neighborhood. You can satisfy your cultural palate with the cathedral and historic landmarks.

Zemgale Suburb
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Zemgale Suburb

Churches, Cathedrals, Historical Buildings

Zemgale Suburb is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its architecture. Other highlights include the local historic landmarks and the natural splendor of the riverfront.

Kurzeme Suburb
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Kurzeme Suburb

Spas, Friendly People, Historical Buildings

Kurzeme Suburb is a welcoming neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront, while others visit for the local historic landmarks.

Berģi
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Berģi

Museums

Berģi is a welcoming neighborhood.

Top Hotels in Riga

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Old City Boutique Hotel
4.5 out of 5
10 Teatra Street, Riga
$73/night
Jul 31 - Aug 1
4.3/5Excellent! (1,588 reviews)

"We stayed for two nights, right from the beginning they told us they are having problems with the credit card machine. OK. 2 days later still. We had to get cash to pay for the hotel. Assuming they always have "credit card machine" problems. (There was a printed sign at the front desk.) Rooms were ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Old City Boutique Hotel
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Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel
4 out of 5
11. Novembra Krastmala, 33, Riga
$91/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
4.4/5Excellent! (104 reviews)

"Beautiful property Excellent location Kindly people"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Wellton Riverside SPA Hotel
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Wellton Centrum Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
33 Kaleju Street, Riga
$75/night
Jul 28 - Jul 29
4.4/5Excellent! (2,045 reviews)

"Great location for city break, good breakfast choice, friendly and helpful reception staff."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2019

Wellton Centrum Hotel & Spa

Popular things to do in Riga

St. Peter's Church
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St. Peter's Church

Riga's tallest church is dedicated to the city’s patron saint and is where you can see new artworks, watch a concert and enjoy great views of the Latvian capital.

Freedom Monument
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Freedom Monument

This large historic monument near Riga’s Old Town is a national shrine of great importance where public ceremonies are held.

Riga Cathedral
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Riga Cathedral

Learn more about the local history when you visit Riga Cathedral, a well-known historical site in Riga. Discover the acclaimed art scene and shops in this culturally-rich area.

Riga Central Market
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Riga Central Market

See why this huge market is affectionately known as Riga's belly when you browse hundreds of stalls for fresh produce and Latvian specialties.

Latvian Art Museum
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Latvian Art Museum

With a vast collection of paintings, ceramics and sculptures, this renowned art institution provides a colorful exploration of Latvian art.

Cathedral of Christ's Nativity
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Cathedral of Christ's Nativity

Visit a grand church that once served as a planetarium and is now known for its architecture and rich collection of religious icons.

Top activities in Riga

Medieval Castles & Natural Wonders of Gauja National Park from Riga
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Medieval Castles & Natural Wonders of Gauja National Park from Riga

$186

Explore one of the most beautiful places in Northern Europe with a tour through the spectacular scenery and historic sights of Gauja National Park. See the rivers, streams, soft hills, thick forests, and exquisite caves of the Gauja River valley, and old fortresses that date back to medieval times.

Small-Group The Real Taste of Riga
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Small-Group The Real Taste of Riga

$81

Your Riga food tour will kick off with a stroll around the bakeries, bars and small grocery stores that dot the city. Taste a range of seasonal Latvian specialties: fresh cottage cheese with dill, hemp-seed butter served on a traditional Latvian dark bread, locally brewed beer and, of course, Riga balsam – a herbal liqueur that you can’t leave town without trying.

Riga Discovery Tour: Small-Group City Walking Tour
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Riga Discovery Tour: Small-Group City Walking Tour

$53

Join an expert local guide for a walking tour of Riga that’ll introduce you to the city’s architectural style, historic sights, cultural heritage and local traditions.

Jūrmala & Baltic Riviera Guided Tour from Riga
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Jūrmala & Baltic Riviera Guided Tour from Riga

$117

Visit the largest resort city in the Baltic States and get to know the mild climate, healthy air, and long beach that have made Jūrmala a favorite destination for centuries. See the city's quaint historic residences, relax, and enjoy a mellow day on the coast.

Private Riga: The Darkest 50 Small GroupTour
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Private Riga: The Darkest 50 Small GroupTour

$49

Discover what life was like in the USSR as you step back into Riga's Soviet days, delving into the city's past hardships and hard-won fight for freedom. Learn about Latvia's progress over time, explore neighborhoods where time's stood still, and even grab a drink at an old Soviet-style cafe.

Red Buses Riga Hop-On Hop-Off Bus
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Red Buses Riga Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

$23

Discover Riga's enchanting sights at your own pace as you cruise around the city on a double-decker bus. Gain easy access to all of the major attractions, from history-rich museums to beautiful buildings and parks, and then hop off at any stop on the route for further exploration.