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Ranked #1 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Full of small squares where you can drink good local beer in the open air in summer, or huddle over a hot bar snack in winter, Riga's Old Town is one of the nice places to wander... more »

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Ranked #2 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Museums
Owner description: Situé dans un bâtiment du quartier Art Nouveau de Riga, au 1er étage. Adresse, Alberta Iela (en face de l'ambassade d'Irlande... more » Owner description: Situé dans un bâtiment du quartier Art Nouveau de Riga, au 1er étage. Adresse, Alberta Iela (en face de l'ambassade d'Irlande et de Belgique) « less
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Ranked #7 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: One of the most magnificent buildings in Town Hall Square is the House of Blackheads (circa 1334 and rebuilt in 1995-99),... more » Owner description: One of the most magnificent buildings in Town Hall Square is the House of Blackheads (circa 1334 and rebuilt in 1995-99), which once hosted a brotherhood of foreign merchants and now serves as both a museum and concert hall. « less
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Ranked #8 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts... more » Owner description: First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts 6,768 pipes, making it one of the biggest in the world. « less
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Ranked #10 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Museums
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Ranked #12 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums

In a forest just to east of the city limits of Riga, exists the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum.  Take the A2 (E77) road ot of town and if you get to the crossroads of the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Zoos

For the half day the Riga Zoo is must to visit. The collection of animals are good and well exposed - giraffs, insects, reptails, prairy dogs, parrots etc. One of the oldest in... more »

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Ranked #19 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Specialty museum features more than 100 motor vehicles dating from the early 20th century including motorcycles, military... more » Owner description: Specialty museum features more than 100 motor vehicles dating from the early 20th century including motorcycles, military vehicles, cars manufactured in Latvia and limousines that once belonged to Molotov and Brezhnev in the Kremlin. « less
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Ranked #20 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #21 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 96 attractions in Riga
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

The museum looks like an evil Lego Brick dropped by a giant. You can walk under it and if you face away from the museum there are fantastic views of Old Riga from almost every... more »

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Ranked #24 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Bikram Yoga is a system, based on centuries-old knowledge about the positive and healing effects of yoga, and was developed... more » Owner description: Bikram Yoga is a system, based on centuries-old knowledge about the positive and healing effects of yoga, and was developed by Bikram Choudhury. The Bikram Yoga system is constructed to be perfectly suited for western culture and helps to fight such contemporary problems as stress, work burn-out, incorrect stance, overeating, and much more… Our studio welcomes anyone to immerse into an amazing 90 minute experience. « less
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Ranked #25 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

  The Freedom Monument holds in her hands three stars, symbolising the three reigions of Latvia:  Courland (Kurzeme), Livland (Vidzeme), Lettgallen (Latga... Throughout the... more »

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Ranked #26 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Museums
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Ranked #27 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Science Museums; Museums
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Ranked #30 of 96 attractions in Riga
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Europe’s only museum dedicated to the Sun is in Riga!There are no two similar nations or cultures in this world. However,... more » Owner description: The Europe’s only museum dedicated to the Sun is in Riga!There are no two similar nations or cultures in this world. However, the Sun is equally significant in many cultures around the globe, and people depict it in many different ways. We welcome you to the Museum of the Sun to see for yourself the diversity of ways how humans see the Sun! « less
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