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Riga
The Latvian capital, the largest city in the Baltics, is a fascinating mixture of proud Latvian tradition and influences of the various countries that have occupied it. Independent once again since 1991, Riga's Art Nouveau center has won it UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Opened up to mass tourism with the advent of budget air travel, Riga's Old City and its abundance of bars and restaurants can be explored on foot. The New Town is easily reached by an efficient and modern bus and tram network.

All things to do » Things to do

Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Owner description: This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus... more Owner description: This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus such historic sites as the 13th-century Riga Castle, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate and the Freedom Monument. less
Attraction type: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Alberta Iela
Alberta Iela
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
Mikhail Chehov Riga Russian Theatre
Mikhail Chehov Riga Russian Theatre
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View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower
View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower
Attraction type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Latvian National Opera
Latvian National Opera
Attraction type: Operas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

International SV
International SV
Ranked #1 of 512 restaurants in Riga
Price: $15 - $50
Cuisines: Russian, International, Latvian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Cemodans
Cemodans
Ranked #2 of 512 restaurants in Riga
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Vincents
Vincents
Ranked #3 of 512 restaurants in Riga
Price: $41 - $135
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Tevocis Vana / Uncle Vanya
Tevocis Vana / Uncle Vanya
Ranked #4 of 512 restaurants in Riga
Price: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Late Night
Apsara Tea House
Apsara Tea House
Ranked #5 of 512 restaurants in Riga
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Naughty Squirrel Backpackers
1.0 of 5
Naughty Squirrel Backpackers
$22 - $50
Ranked #1 of 96 Specialty lodging in Riga
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Blue Cow Hostel
Blue Cow Hostel
$20 - $68 (EUR 15 - 50)
Ranked #2 of 96 Specialty lodging in Riga
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Funky Hostel and Apartments
Funky Hostel and Apartments
$41 - $83 (EUR 30 - 61)
Ranked #4 of 102 hotels in Riga
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

SemaraH Hotel Metropole
4.0 of 5
SemaraH Hotel Metropole
$82 - $174
Ranked #8 of 102 hotels in Riga
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Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars
3.0 of 5
Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars
$87 - $187
Ranked #10 of 102 hotels in Riga
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Radi un Draugi
4.0 of 5
Radi un Draugi
$76 - $369
Ranked #11 of 102 hotels in Riga
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Neiburgs Hotel
4.0 of 5
Neiburgs Hotel
$207 - $360 (EUR 153 - 266)
Ranked #1 of 102 hotels in Riga
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Dome Hotel & SPA
5.0 of 5
Dome Hotel & SPA
$242 - $576 (EUR 179 - 426)
Ranked #2 of 102 hotels in Riga
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Hotel Bergs
5.0 of 5
Hotel Bergs
$202 - $1,428
Ranked #3 of 102 hotels in Riga
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