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Central Market (Centraltirgus)

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Address: Negu iela 7, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7229985
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Place is quite huge. There are separate section for vegetables, meat, fish, cheese and so on. Lots of non food stuff too. Couple of places to eat, although quite small. Negative... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Markets such as this are a rare thing on the UK these days, so I was interested to see the size of this place. The fruit and veg stalls offer a wide variety of choices at great prices ( in comparison to the UK ) and the meat hall was extensive but seemed to be made up of a large... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our single day in Riga (on a cruise) was raining heavily so we spent some time under cover in the central market. The market appeals to us because we like to see different foods and there is a large seafood, meat, fruit and veggie market as well as a lovely flower market all combined under cover. There is also other... More 

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Thank narellew186
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Place is quite huge. There are separate section for vegetables, meat, fish, cheese and so on. Lots of non food stuff too. Couple of places to eat, although quite small. Negative thing for me was that could not find biodynamic berries anywhere.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the real Rīga. Rigans grocery shop here, most of Russian origin. As a Parisian, products here are extremely cheap! Authentic products are found here-- not a tourist trap at all. I recommend trying a glass of Kvass, a Russian drink made of bread and sugar.

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Thank VictoriannaDem
Wigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This market is one of the best I've seen in a log time it's short of nothing a very lively bustling metropolis in the old WW1 Zeppelin hangers.

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Irvine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having returned to Riga after a few years we were anxious to see what changes had ben made. One of our ventures took us to the market. Wow the smell of strawberries that met us was mouthwateringly overwhelming...and before we knew it we had eaten a huge punnet.....can still smell them now. Fruit,veg,fantastic flowers whatever you choice are in abundance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The three incredible big old Zeppelin hangers with fish, fruit & veges and meat. Inbetween sweets, cake & bread Outside more local fruit, flowers and cloths. Also possible to try local speciallities in many little eating places.

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Thank Dirk v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of stuff from clothes to meat. Mostly stuff that tourists can't buy to take home but definetly try some cheap berries. Great place to find local life and enjoy some latvian food.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a HUGE market! Rows and rows of produce, meats, fish, and stalls and stalls of (mostly cheap quality?) clothing and shoes. Definitely worth visit, and the giant tub of raspberries we got for less than €2 were delicious! There are some cafes where you might find a bit of food and coffee, and some more touristy stuff (jewelry,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Centraltirgus has everything you are looking for: fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, meat, fish, cheese and the best: original latvian food such as pickles, cabbage, coleslaw, curd,... The people were very friendly and although not everybody was able to speak english one could manage a purchase. What made it even more enjoyable was the fact that nobody tried to... More 

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