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Address: Elizabetes iela 61, Riga 1050, Latvia
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+371 67 043 678

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The Most Splendid Cinema in Riga!

It is a very beautiful cinema theater, with amazing architecture, good quality cinema hall and a beautiful restaurant in the basement. I was there for TourFilm Riga Festival... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 7, 2016
Hesam D
Tehran, Iran
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Tried to go there, but was closed for summer. According to map I was looking for passage from the side street, but the main door appeared to be facing the park.

Thank Anniina A
Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

It is a very beautiful cinema theater, with amazing architecture, good quality cinema hall and a beautiful restaurant in the basement. I was there for TourFilm Riga Festival and I really enjoyed my time there.

Thank Hesam D
Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

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 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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1 of 5 bubbles 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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