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Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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Address: Negu iela 7, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7229985
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Riga Central Market Halls

The Central Market in Riga is worth to pay a visit to. There are several big Hall's full of food. There is also other staff, but I visited only the Hall's with food. There is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Central Market in Riga is worth to pay a visit to. There are several big Hall's full of food. There is also other staff, but I visited only the Hall's with food. There is avery broad offer of meat, vegetables, fruits etc. The local people made their daily purchasing of foode from there. The athmosphere is really good. I... More 

Thank stenfrejvikingi
Perugia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The market lies very central in Riga and has 3 big halls with fish, meat, cheese, bakeries, souvenirs and lots more! We tried some pastries, they were delicious!

Thank Arlette W
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I like to visit vegetable and fish markets in any city that I visit. This market was one of my best. It is big, organized and clean. Separate sections are dedicated to fruits/vegetables, fish, meat, diaries and bread. The old women selling in the many stalls are very nice although most of them do not speak English. The market has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

During our recent cruise in the Baltic, my wife and I spent the day in Riga walking the beautiful city! One of the areas we identified in advance to see was the Central Market. This place is amazing! This is a must see in Riga! The 4 old Zeppelin hangars are amazing views and have hundreds of booths for selling... More 

Thank texag80
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Markets in old Zephlin hangers. A huge area of food markets. Outside are even more stalls. Make sure you walk past the flower section. Open 7 days a week and full of locals shopping. The fresh fruit, vegetables, meats and cheeses are amazing.

Thank Rifter
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The largest market in Riga. Use to be the cheapest source of food. Unfortunately, not any longer. Worth a visit if you are tourist. Not worth in buying fish as it is more expensive than in local maxima or Rimi store over the fresh counter, same goes for quality.

Thank 19Ross85
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This food market is located in 5 huge buldings I guess constructed in 1900ies for cepelines (at least, thar large). My favourites are smoked meat and especially chikens, and cold-smoked makrel and other fishes (you could find similar only in Hamburg).

Thank StuttgartAbc
Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I lived in Riga I would come here every day. Beautiful fresh produce abounds - including fresh and fresh fish and meats, homemade cheeses and pickles, spices, breads, beers and other drinks, flowers, and fresh and pickled vegetables. There are also clothing, jewellery and other goods including the most brightly coloured bras that I have ever seen! Once the... More 

Thank TravellerFaye
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting market selling lots of tasty interesting Latvian good amongst a range of other things. Gorgeous smell of pickled Gherkins hits you as you enter one of the food halls! Some lovely flowers for sale outside too as you get sight and smell of authentic Latvia

Thank dominicb353
Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When self catering these old markets are the place to go. This on has 5 separate halls catering for meat, dairy, fish etc. there is also an open air market for fruit and vegetable. The Latvians love their smoked meats and they are plentiful here even if you don't know what you are buying. You will definitely be tempted here... More 

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