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Address: Elizabetes iela 61, Riga LV- 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67043678
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Beautiful Cinema!

Stunning old cinema inside. And super value! We went and saw a movie one week night while in Riga. In English (so no problems there), 4.50euro is all!! What a bargain! And whats... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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688 reviews 688 reviews
352 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stunning old cinema inside. And super value! We went and saw a movie one week night while in Riga. In English (so no problems there), 4.50euro is all!! What a bargain! And whats more we basically had the whole hall to ourselves. I think there might have been 1 other person in there. The theatre itself is stunning. Once the... More 

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Riga
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336 reviews 336 reviews
146 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I think Splendid Palace is one of most gorgeous historical cinema, which is still operates as cinema! There are great interiors, which has been recently renovated and also old chairs replaced with comfy seats.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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137 reviews 137 reviews
36 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The Splendid Palace is a movie theatre -- obviously mostly with Latvian movies. But you need to take a peak inside the building. There is a beautiful room on the first floor, and if there is no film being shown, you can perhaps take a quick look inside the big screening room on the ground floor. And who knows, perhaps... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

classical building, quite beautiful.if you are interested in latvian culture and history it defenetly worth to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

we were advised to watch Riga story. It was rather interesting experience, and good place to spend tim in

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Crete, Nebraska
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

First of all, it's not a palace, it's a movie theater. For $10, you can watch a 30 minute movie in English at 10 am, noon and 2 pm. The movie is ordinary, heavy on self-promotion of the city, and overpriced at $10. On the other hand, they have toilets and you can be minimally entertained sitting down for half... More 

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Bamberg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is just a unique place in terms of gethering together architecture and cinema. It has a huge amphitheter hall and a balcony. It feels really unusual to watch a moder movie in such a historical atmosphere. Really romantic place.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Went to see the movie on Riga's history in this amazing building. The movie was a turnoff. Just more of the Riga is good - Soviets are bad. Did here nothing new about the city although they did have interesting footage from the late 19th and 20th centuries. By the way, if you guys really want to be civilised western... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Just being in the old, ornate theatre is an experience. The room where they show the film is small and comfortable. There was only one other couple there when we went. The film is a beautifully made history of Riga. Touching.

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Ithaca, New York
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32 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Very beautiful theater both from the outside and inside. Decorated with old-fashion chairs and table. They show document about Riga called "Riga Story", a little expensive, but worth to see.

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