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Panorama Riga Observation Deck

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"Panorama Riga" is a circular terrace - observation deck of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, offering breathtaking 360° panoramic views of Riga. The terrace is wide enough, so groups of tourists or companies of friends can feel free on the "Panorama...more
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Akademijas laukums 1 | Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga 1050, Latvia
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All reviews birthday cake academy of sciences two floors central market great panoramic view soviet style building old town interesting building lift takes peter's church few minutes walk costs euros two flights of stairs entire city tv tower st peter the ground floor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the price. You can see the entire city from there. There’s an elevator that takes you to the 15th floor and then you have to go two floors upstairs by foot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank M1R14M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the reception and paid 5 Euros and went up by lift. Walked up about 4 flights to the observation deck. So many famous people must have walked those stairs going up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank duangdaouk
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Worth a 5 minute detour from the Central Market to take a view of the city of Riga from the observation deck. You'll need to pay in euros as there is no card facility avaialble. The lady at the pay desk doesn't speak any English...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Not far about center and good 360 view without dirty windows. Beautiful Stalin building. When I saw it, I thought about seven sister in Moscow.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dmitryk287
Reviewed March 6, 2019

While getting on the top, you can get a feeling of "Back to the USSR" :)))) But the view is good and the price is about 5 Eur. If you want to get the pictures with a view - go there :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TanitaSTO
Reviewed March 1, 2019

€5 to go up the tower, nothing to tell you can go in the building, we just took a chance & went in. A dower lady sat in reception booth pointed to a sign on her desk. We paid & were given tickets & pointed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Definitely a must do, great views of the whole of Riga and the viewing deck is nice too, no mesh fencing which means you can get some proper nice photos!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jasmineoc95
Reviewed January 26, 2019

See also reviews of 'Riga panorama' as they are one and the same but the reviews seem to be in two different places

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FionaTD
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Very nice sights! For the price of 5 euros you can go up with the elevator to the 15th floor, additional two floors by stairs and then you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Daugava river.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

This platform is very nice. You can see whole Riga and no barrels in front of you. You can see gorgeous old town of Riga with all of churches.

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 19, 2016|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I found information that it's open every day on web page Live Riga. But I think you should ask direct at the page Latvian Academy of Science, they have an email and they should give you real answer :-)