Top 10 Attractions in Riga (2018)


1. Old Riga (Vecriga)


πŸ“ Historic, Architecture, Monument

Old Riga – Highlights

  • The historic & architecture centre of Riga
  • Remarkably diverse architectural styles
  • Home to many cultural heritage landmarks
  • Fine dining experience at top restaurants
  • Latvia’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


2. St. Peter’s Church


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture, Observation Deck

St. Peter’s Church – Highlights

  • Tall church with a viewing platform
  • Magnificent Gothic architecture
  • Panoramic views of the Old Riga
  • New art exhibitions every month

Opening Hours

  • Sep – Apr
    • Tue-Sat: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Sun: 12:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • May – Aug
    • Tue-Sat: 10:00 – 19:00
    • Sun: 12:00 – 19:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Church & Viewing Platform
    • Adults: 9 EUR
    • Children: Free
  • Art Exhibits
    • Adults: 3 EUR
    • Children: Free

🌐 Main Website


3. Freedom Monument


πŸ“ Monument, Historic, Landmark

Freedom Monument – Highlights

  • The symbol of Latvian independence
  • 42m-tall granite and copper monument
  • Statue of a woman holding 3 golden stars

🌐 Main Website


4. Alberta Street


πŸ“ Architecture, Art Street

Alberta Street – Highlights

  • Magnificent Art Nouveau buildings
  • National architectural monuments
  • Unique decorations on each house
  • Home to the Museum of Art Nouveau

🌐 Main Website


5. House of Blackheads


πŸ“ Architecture, Historic

House of Blackheads – Highlights

  • Historic houses built in the 14th century
  • Impressive Dutch Renaissance facade
  • Wonderfully picturesque architecture
  • The Latvian President’s temporary residence

🌐 Main Website


6. Central Market


πŸ“ Local Market, Shopping

Central Market – Highlights

  • One of the largest markets in Europe
  • Five impressive food market pavilions
  • Fresh produce from Latvian farms
  • Wide range of delicious local foods

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


7. Vermanes Garden


πŸ“ Garden, Nature, Monument

Vermanes Garden – Highlights

  • Large public park with a playground
  • Lovely fountain among lush greenery
  • Splendid sculptures and monuments
  • Historic open-air performance stage

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


8. Riga Dome Cathedral


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture, Historic

Riga Dome Cathedral – Highlights

  • The biggest medieval church in Latvia
  • Wonderful variety of architecture styles
  • Home to historical and cultural treasures
  • Frequent concerts and music performances

Opening Hours

  • Jul – Sep
    • Sat-Tue: 09:00 – 18:00
    • Wed: 09:00 – 17:00
    • Thu: 09:00 – 17:30
    • Fri: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Oct – Jun
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 3 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Three Brothers


πŸ“ Architecture, Historic, Museum

Three Brothers – Highlights

  • Charming group of 3 residential houses
  • Unique architecture styles of each house
  • Home to the Latvian Museum of Architecture
  • Ever-changing exhibits of architect-works

Opening HoursΒ (Museum)

  • Mon: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Tue-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Fri: 09:00 – 16:00
  • Sat-Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


10. Latvian National Opera


πŸ“ Opera, Theatre, Architecture

Latvian National Opera – Highlights

  • The national opera house of Latvia
  • 19th-century architectural masterpiece
  • Top-class operas, ballets, and concerts
  • Excellent acoustics, lighting, and stages

Ticket Price

  • Opera: from 5 EUR
  • Ballet: from 5 EUR
  • Concert: from 5 EUR

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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 19 August 2017
Last Updated: 12 March 2018

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