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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Shopping Center in the Old Riga. Primarily aimed at Tourists but has a wide variety of stores, which you may enjoy. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located in recently renovated building, this museum has many different galleries to offer for art lovers.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Europe's biggest market. If you wish to make your own meal, this is a great place where to get all the necessary groceries!”
  • 63 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Riga's biggest pub&restaurant, excellent for big groups of people and a nice place to go with children, they have a lot of attractions for kids, as well an ice skating field in the winter. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Old town is a must visit in every country. Historic architecture that interacts with modern buildings. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Park
“a lovely big park in the very city center where you can relax, occasionally fond some chess-players or run around with kids :)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Riga St. Peter’s Church - the tallest peak in Riga, is one the oldest and most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in the Baltic States. It is located in the historical center of Riga and in 1997 was included among the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The church hall is used for exhibitions and concerts. Your are welcome to visit the tower of the church offering breathtaking views of the medieval and modern Riga, the Daugava with its spacious harbor and the Gulf of Riga.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“A restaurant in bistro style. A big selection of different dishes. Very popular. 12 min away.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Great area to stroll, have a bikeride, enjoy Riga Zoo. Mežaparks is the largest city park.”
  • 42 locals recommend
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Landmark
“The Freedom Monument is probably one of the most visited monuments in Riga worth walking by when on your way to Old Town.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Museum
“People who enjoy countryside and history will definitely love this outdoor museum. Also, it is a great chance to get familiar with Latvian traditions and everyday lives of Latvian peasants and villagers.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Opera House
“Riga's White House — the Latvian National Opera and Ballet on Aspazijas bulvāris was opened in 1923. An average of six new productions are presented each year, retaining balance between opera and ballet. In total, the opera shows over 200 performances and several symphonic and chamber music concerts a season.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Park
“Suitable for nice walk with your beloved one or to have little walk around with all the family. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Galleria Riga roof terrace - this is a dinner with a magnificent view! You will not find any such spot in Riga.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Panoramic bar on 26th floor of Radisson hotel. Cocktails are a bit expensive”
  • 42 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Artistic bar, located in a very beautiful old house, often makes gigs & concerts, great place to hang out on friday's eve”
  • 40 locals recommend

Top restaurants

General Entertainment
“Riga's biggest pub&restaurant, excellent for big groups of people and a nice place to go with children, they have a lot of attractions for kids, as well an ice skating field in the winter. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
“A restaurant in bistro style. A big selection of different dishes. Very popular. 12 min away.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Nightclub
“It is one of the most popular cafes in Riga. There is some tasty food, local drinks, great cocktails. In the evening it becomes a party place.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Brewery
“Small local brewery, always experimenting on new types of beer, so there is always a 50/50 chance weather you love it of hate it :)”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This restaurant is on of the premier gourmet establishments in Northern Europe. Its reputation has spread far beyond Latvia’s borders, with Prince Charles, Elton John, the Emperor of Japan and Heston Bluhmenthal among a very long list of prominent personalities and famous gourmands who have savored the restaurant’s high standards of cuisine.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“budget: $$$ Specializes in brewed coffee, offers brunches on weekdays 8:30-11:00 and pancake mornings on weekends 10:00-17:00 www.miit.lv”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tasty and cheap. Beloved by locals and guests. Can get crowdy during the summer.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Winery
“Very good restaurant for those who enjoy good wine. They also have one of Riga's biggest wine shops”
  • 15 locals recommend

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