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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Riga, Latvia

Must see places in Riga ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Riga and point of interests to visit.

  1. Museum Of The Occupation Of Latvia

    #1 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Museum Of The Occupation Of Latvia

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Latviesu strelnieku laukums 1, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Although the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is regarded as one of the best museums of Latvia, the museum is considered to be an ugly reminder of what the country went through under the Soviet regi...Read more

  2. Riga Town Hall Square

    #2 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Riga Town Hall Square

    Tags: Outdoors, Square, Shopping Center

    Address: Kalku iela, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A visit to Riga Town Hall Square will have you surrounded by beauty and architectural marvels. Having a tragic history however, most of the medieval square and its marvellous and lavish buildings were...Read more

  3. House Of Blackheads

    #3 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    House Of Blackheads

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Ratslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The most lavish housebuilt in the 1300’s, the House of Blackheads is a common photo on many a Latvian postcards. In its glory days, the House of Blackheads was a frat house for unmarried German ...Read more

  4. St. Mary's Dome Cathedral

    #4 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    St. Mary's Dome Cathedral

    Address: Doma Laukums 6, Riga 1050, Latvia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The St. Mary’s Dome Cathedral or Riga Dome is a popular tourist attraction in Riga. A prominent feature of the Riga skyline, the construction of the building dates back to the year 1211. A stunn...Read more

  5. St. Peter's Church

    #5 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    St. Peter's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Skarņu iela 19, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    A masterpiece of Riga’s skyline, St. Peter’s Church is slated to be around 800 years old. The best part about St. Peter’s Church is its view from the spire. All of Riga can be seen f...Read more

  6. Freedom Monument

    #6 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Freedom Monument

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, Statue

    Address: Brivibas bulvaris, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Like most monuments and landmarks that symbolize the lands freedom from its oppressors, the Freedom Monument is a tall structure with a proud lady standing atop the column with three stars in her hand...Read more

  7. Alberta Iela

    #7 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Alberta Iela

    Tags: Outdoors

    Address: Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Riga was the art nouveau capital of the world! To check out this art form, head over to Alberta iela (Alberta Street). The street is known for its art nouveau apartment buildings. Many of these buildi...Read more

  8. Central Market

    #8 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
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    Tags: Outdoors, Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Negu iela, 7, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Riga Centraltirgus (Riga Central Market) is Europe’s largest market. Housed within a huge 20th century building, the market is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The market is divided into: Meat...Read more

  9. Riga Zoo

    #9 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Riga Zoo

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Address: Meza prospekts 1, LV-1014, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Riga Zoo was established on 14 October 1912.  Since 1992 the Riga Zoo is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA). A highlight of your visit to the zoo is watching an a...Read more

  10. Latvian National Opera

    #10 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Latvian National Opera

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Opera House

    Address: Aspazijas bulvāris 3, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    If you’re looking for a place to experience some Latvian creativity and talent, which doesn’t involve sight-seeing as such the Latvian National Opera is a wonderful place to being. Home to...Read more

  11. Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

    #11 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Brivibas gatve 440, Riga, LV-1024, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A little outside the city, the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum is an excellent place to explore the culture of Latvia especially if you’re pressed for time. The open air museum prides itsel...Read more

  12. Skyline Bar

    #12 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Skyline Bar

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks

    Address: Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, Elizabetes Str 55, Riga

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    To check out the nightlife of this architecturally stunning and historical city, head over to Skyline Bar. Located on the 26th floor of Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, the bar is Riga’s only cocktai...Read more

  13. Cat House

    #13 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
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    Tags: Tourist Center

    Address: Meistaru iela, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    No tour of Riga is complete without visiting the Cat House! The Cat House is a pale yellow coloured building situated at 10 Meistaru and on the roof of the building is the statue of a cat, angry and r...Read more

  14. Espa Riga

    #14 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Espa Riga

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Baznicas iela 4A, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    Experience the art of pampering and relaxation at ESPA Riga spa. Using an award winning skincare range, treatments at ESPA include: Lava Seashell Treatment Baltic Body Treatment ESPA Iconic advanced ...Read more

  15. Latvian War Museum

    #15 of 129 Things To Do in Riga
    Latvian War Museum

    Tags: Museum, Memorial, War Memorial, Exhibition

    Address: Smilsu 20, Riga, Latvia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    One of the largest and oldest museums in Latvia, the Latvian War museum was founded in the year 1916. Back then it was known as the Latvian riflemen museum. Located in a historical building, the museu...Read more

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Top Riga Activities And Tours

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    3 Hour Private Riga City Tour1 Reviews

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    Duration: 10 Hrs

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  • Best of Riga Walking Tour
    Best of Riga Walking Tour20 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

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    Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town3 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

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