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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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Watch your wallet

The prices is the thing which you can find really attractive in the market. The quality of the products is very high: everything's fresh and tasty. But please, keep your wallet or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Nina S
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Ryazan, Russia
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Ryazan, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The prices is the thing which you can find really attractive in the market. The quality of the products is very high: everything's fresh and tasty. But please, keep your wallet or purse in your hands, very tightly. Mine was stolen there by some bastards.

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Klaukkala, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Well, what can I say; there is food every where as expected. Ok if you are looking for something fresh or nuts or honey etc you will get it from here. I cannot see what the fuss is about; it's just a big market place. The zeppelin hangars were great but from my poin of view that was it. The... More 

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Fosnavag, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Even in cold February the stands outside the hangars were occupied by local salesmen. Just about anything can be bought in the Central market. Inside the hangars there was mostly food, in all kinds of varities. The food is cheaper in the market than in the shops. The hangars are rather crowded. It seems that the Central market is the... More 

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Rugby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Huge market spread through five enormous zeppelin hangers and also outside. The fish market is a lot more interesting than Billingsgate with everything from Beluga Caviar to still gasping for breath carp. The fish is certainly fresh! The other halls are filled with fruit & veg, meat (not so keen on the pig's heads staring out of one counter)flowers, spices,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit. See this market with its extensive displays of produce. I started at the first Zeppelin Hanger with its oceans of all sorts of strange (to me at any rate) fish. Whatever about the fresh fish, I was really amazed at the range of smoked, salted and dried fish. Still more strange were the heaps of roe.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Its in four old zeppelin hangers and offered sanctuary from the cold. But its very good to visit and see the fish,meat, fruit and cheeses expertly displayed. Its good to try the bread and cakes as they are very cheap and tasty

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Mansfield uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Weil this is the real heart for the locals shopping. You can see the range and depth of produce the locals go and buy. Its worth the walk. Huge buildings were apparently built as Airship hangars!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Huge indoor market area which will appeal to those that like to see a bit of local life when on their travels. A good few hours can be spent wandering around the stalls brimming with all sorts of stuff. The fish is the high point but not for the squeamish. There are bars and cafes along the way: true no... More 

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Pieksamaki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have been going to Riga maybe 10 times by now and last time was Christmas. Somehow nearly every day I end up in Central Market. Those old Zeppelin halls and outside market seem to pull me like a magnet. You can buy nearly everything but international labels. Meat, veggies, fruit, clothing etc. It is like a very large indoor... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Where ordinary Latvians go shopping .... There is a great display of goods on sale here (and many a bargain to be had). If you are self catering in Riga this is a great place to stock up on provisions. What a fantastic use for five old Zeppelin Hangers

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