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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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Four hangars market

Riga central market advertises itself as the biggest European market, and I think it's true. Four huge former military hangars are converted in an enormous market. It covers a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Stotfold, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Heard lots about this central market so we stop over on our city sight seeing tour to have a look. This market is very clean and well managed. Foods are abundant and fresh. Except December is very cold here. We found quite a few restaurants and coffee house near the market. It seems to me people here eat lots of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Riga central market advertises itself as the biggest European market, and I think it's true. Four huge former military hangars are converted in an enormous market. It covers a very big area, and in each hangar different kind of food is sold: fish in one, meat in second, fruits and vegetables in third and dairy products in fourth. The supply... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This market is Europes biggest market and bazaar. It is one of the most formidable buildings in Latvia and has been listed in UNESCO site list. The main structures of the market are five pavilions constructed by refurbishing old german zeppelin hangars. Finding it is fairly easy as plenty of people move toward that area. Also public transportation goes directly... More 

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Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely Latvian lady showed us how to get to market Fish fruit vegetables markets. I didn't consider it exciting rather gone somewhere else

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A large market that has a number of outside stalls selling mainly clothing and also includes several old Zeppelin hangers. Every type of food imaginable is on sale with huge variety of smoked fish, meats, fruits, bread, cakes and vegetables. Had hoped there would be some eating places inside where we could have eaten freshly cooked seafood but only saw... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went round here on a cold wintry morning and it was still worth the walk. Only minutes away from the old town and a completely different crowd. The market attracts between 80,000 and 100,000 customers a day and it's the place to go to view local fish and meat products.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok to visit if you want to buy food. Variety of vegetables, fruit, meat, fish and others. You can also buy food to go. Other items also availabe like flowers, clothing etc. Ok for shoping.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant way to spend a Saturday morning mooching around this enormous market. Loads of high quality foodstuffs beautifully displayed. Make sure you take your camera.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This central market is very much like most through out Europe. It is some what like a supermarket for local foods and goods. This one has five pavilions, to included; fish, meats, produce, bakery and clothing and accessories. They are always fun to go through and catch a glimpse of local culture. Always worth a bit of time, though they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pearl of Rīga in my opinion. A colourful place with lots of different things to see. I went there for coffee and to buy different cheeses and vegetables. Also the pomegranates were delicious. They might have their own prizes for tourists.

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