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Address: Elizabetes iela 61, Riga LV- 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67043678
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fantastic building

Splendid Palace is one of Riga,s most beautiful buildings, only pity that view from the street is blocked by Soviet time construction. But inside is perfect and its a pleasure to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Riga, Latvia
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Riga, Latvia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Splendid Palace is one of Riga,s most beautiful buildings, only pity that view from the street is blocked by Soviet time construction. But inside is perfect and its a pleasure to watch good quality films without popcorn and cola.

Thank elpha580
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Went for an arts movie festival. Lovely. There seems to be a lot going on here, and the neighbourhood is filled with nice places to eat.. If you are picky about seating try to book in advance.

Thank leenieo N
London, United Kingdom
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686 reviews
350 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 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 

1 Thank sbspeedo1
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405 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 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.

Thank Aigars S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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185 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 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 

Thank ChF_10
Minsk, Belarus
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

Thank Olga T
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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

1 Thank Lina B
Crete, Nebraska
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111 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 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 

Thank Tom709
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3 reviews
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.

Thank Andreas D
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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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