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Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town
"The most enchanting part of Riga is the Old Town. The buildings and the history surrounding them creates a fascinating and whimsical picture of Riga’s past. This area also offers all of the amenities that you could possibly need: bars night-clubs restaurants hotels museums and most importantly a great atmosphere.Our professional and certified tour guides will walk you through Riga.Old town of Riga is a beautiful place and we would like to tell you a little bit more about it on our famous Riga old town walking tour through:Town Hall Square Blackhead house St. Peter's Church Dome Square 15-18 century complex of dwelling ho
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Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
From EUR40.00
 
Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
From EUR40.00

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Lido

Once, this place was an independent beer hall with a good fare of meat dishes and many other local specialities. Unfortunately, it has been taken over by the Lido chain which has streamlined the menu...
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Rozengrals Medieval Restaurant

This restaurant, situated in the old wine cellar that belonged to the Riga Town Hall is great. You are served medieval dishes, entertained my minstrals, All the staff is in medieval costume and the...
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Staburags

The place is said to have huge portions of local heavenly food at really low prices. The ambiance is very nice; good for those who like a little but dark old-fashioned or country style surroundings...
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Rockabilly House

Although best-known as a live music, nightlife, venue the buzzy cafe-bar Rockabilly House offers a suitably informal, and reasonably-priced, food menu. As befits the rockabilly theme this is their...
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Alus Seta

My first visit to Alus sēta was in December ’97. A Sunday lunch. It had started snowing mid-morning and was getting really serious by lunchtime. We had a late afternoon flight to Copenhagen to worry...
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Steiku Haoss

This place is must to all steak lovers. It seems this is one of the top places in Riga where you can enjoy a delicious steak. As well as opening its menu is difficult to see anything else except steak...
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Emils Gustavs - Emihla Gustava

Emihla Gustava is a heaven for chocolate lovers. I drank a delicious hot chocolate here, which was served in a small cup together with a glass of water. It was like thick melted chocolate and I had a...
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Ezetis Migla

Popular with students and other young people, this pub has one of the lowest beer prices in Riga's city centre. The selection of beers - mostly local ones - is rather small, but still there's...
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Double Coffee

We had wined and dined ourselves well on the overnight ferry from Stockholm to Riga so by noon and having checked into out hotel I was not especially hungry. Added to that, when I visit a new place...
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Cili Pica

I was familiar with the Čili Pica chain of restaurants from my previous visits to Latvia and Lithuania. I had eaten in at least one of their branches on my last visit to Riga in 2005. So, when we...
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Kosher Cafe L'Chaim

I had never been to a cafe that I'd seen classified as 'Jewish' so as this was only a few steps away I'd been hoping to check this place out most of my stay. I popped in here eventually while waiting...
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Folkklubs ala Pagrabs

While researching restaurants prior to our trip to Riga in December 2014, Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs soon made its way to the top of my shortlist. Not for the live music performances that take place in the...
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Pie Kristapa Kunga

The group of us went for dinner at Pie Kristapa Kunga restaurant. As we enter my first impression was wow, yeah I am looking at the medieval décor. I thought it was a magnificent set up. We had a set...
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Key To Riga

This is a restaurant where we ate as a group of about 30 during the pre-Euromeet 2014 get-together, which was superbly organised by our good friend Rita who lives here in Riga. Obviously as a group...
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Top Hotels in Riga

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Reimersa Street 1, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
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Marstalu iela 1 / 3, Riga, 1050, Latvia
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83 / 85 Elizabetes St, Riga, 1050, Latvia
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Doma laukums 1, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
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Elizabetes 55, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
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Pils Street 12, Riga, 1050, Latvia
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Top Things to Do in Riga

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Old Town

The Old City of Riga has a collection of small squares, each worthy a visit in its own right. One of, if not, the oldest of these squares is the cobbled Town Hall Square (Rātslaukums). This has been...
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House of Blackheads

Without doubt the colourful House of Blackheads, a Gothic building with a Dutch Renaissance façade, is the greatest crowd puller and most photographed building in Riga. The current reincarnation of...
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Freedom Monument

While it is not the largest monument in Riga (the Soviet Victory Monument takes that honour, by a long shot), the modernist Freedom Monument, dominating the view as you head east along Brivibas iela...
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Central Market

One of the things I most enjoy doing in any place I am is visiting as many local markets as I can fit in. In Riga I managed to get to two – Central Market and the much smaller though no less...
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Art Nouveau Buildings

In various others of my Riga reviews I have referred to, or drawn the reader's attention to, examples of Art Nouveau in the Old City and, to a letter degree, in the Moscow District. Nice as those are,...
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St Peters Church

The thing that amazed me most about St Peter’s (Pēterbaznīca) was how old the church looked. This was particularly true when I came around from the rear of the building and was confronted by the...
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