Things to do in Riga, Latvia. Landmarks, attractions and places to go in Riga in 2024.

Latvia / Riga
  1. Explore the Old Town of Riga, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features well-preserved Gothic, Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture.

  2. Visit the Riga Central Market, one of the largest indoor markets in Europe, for a taste of Latvian cuisine and to buy souvenirs.

  3. Take a stroll along the picturesque canal and enjoy the views of the city from the vantage point of one of the several bridge crossings.

  4. Visit the Riga Cathedral and the House of the Blackheads, two iconic buildings in the heart of the city's historic center.

  5. Take a day trip to the nearby Jurmala Beach, a popular seaside resort known for its long sandy beaches, health spas and promenade.

  6. Visit the Latvian National Museum of Art to see works by Latvian artists and touring exhibitions.

  7. Experience Latvian folk culture by attending a traditional Latvian folk dance concert.

  8. Visit the Latvian War Museum to learn about the country's complex history.

  9. Explore the Art Nouveau district and admire the stunning architectural style in which many of Riga's buildings were constructed.

  10. Take a scenic boat tour along the Daugava River for panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside.

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