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Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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Address: 7 Negu iela,, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7229985
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Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Riga Central Market Tour

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Cheap prices for amazing food items

Variety of things at cheap prices. Mainly meats, bakery, and grocery items along with fresh berries. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit as 1st time visitors from Canada. Bought Black... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Variety of things at cheap prices. Mainly meats, bakery, and grocery items along with fresh berries. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit as 1st time visitors from Canada. Bought Black Balzam chocolates and some other things to bring back. Wish to have spend some more time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Riga Central Market is worth a visit. The place is unique, built in old Zeppelin hangars. Everything you could ask for is in this imaginary place: fresh vegetables, all kinds of food, places to eat, hand crafts and most of all, in real Latvian atmosphere!

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were surprised to see the Central Market ranked so low among the "Things to Do in Riga". This was our #1: it was very local, quirky, had tons of things to see and look around, and it was very accessible. So do make it a point to go there - whether you have just 15 minutes or a leisurely... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The largest open and closed fresh food market in Europe! Housed in and around 5 zeppelin hangars dating from 1924. It was so fun we went back on our last day just to check it out again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Our hotel in Riga was very near the market, so it was worth spending a few hours to see the food market, clothes stalls etc. There were markets in the covered buildings which looked liked zeppelins as well as in the surrounding periphery of the buildings. The prices of goods in the stalls outside seemed to be cheaper. Fish, vegetables... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Really enjoyed wondering around this market. There are quite a few parts to it. Food, clothes, flowers etc.. There's a huge variety of food items to buy. If your Russian is any good it's advisable to haggle for a better price. A really enjoyable place to spend an hour or two of your day. It's also very close to "Stalins... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Bought some fruits at Central Market and enjoyed the amazing size If you look at the people you will realize that this market is for everyone not for the tourists It's definitely a good idea to go there especially for fooy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Like many countries throughout the world, Riga has a covered food market. The history of the building itself is interesting (converted left over WW2 hangers), but the market wasn't anything unusual. Loads fresh produce, lots of honey, dairy products, bakeries etc. All good prices and a real local feel, but not sure why it is frequently touted in all the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The fruit was so cheap, lots of strawberries, raspberries, berries. Felt very safe amongst the locals and recommend their local produce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Huge place, taking several former hangars. There are separate fish, meat, veggies, milk buildings with incredibly many fresh and delicious products. Do not forget to buy some smoked poultry or smoked fish! Yummy!

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