The city of Riga is regarded a lot more than just as the capital of Latvia. Considered to be the powerhouse of the Baltics, Riga is the best place to begin seeing the Baltics. The charm of Riga is evident from its cobblestone streets and Art-Nouveau architecture to call its own.
Anytime of the year is good enough for Riga. As the seasons turn, it’s like Riga gets a new lease and uses it to its advantage. This fairy tale city, once called the Paris of the East has troves of treasures in store, waiting for you to seek them out.
Essential travel information and Riga tips for your visit
- Riga is considered to be a safe city and you’re very unlikely to experience any trouble. However, you should exercise regular amount of caution and be aware of your belongings.
- When you’re eating out, keep a tab on what you order so you don’t get overcharged for the food you eat. This is common especially in bars where you might be approached by a stranger and asked out for a friendly drink at a local watering hole. It’s a scam wherein the bill will amount of several hundred Lats. The US Embassy usually issues a list of bars and restaurants you should avoid so be sure to check that list and avoid those areas.
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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Riga
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