WELCOME TO RIGA

A CITY WITH A STORY FOR EVERYONE

Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia and the largest city in the Baltics.

The biggest metropolis in the Baltics,

Riga perfectly blends timeless tradition and cutting edge cool.

Drop in and get energized by a city with surprises on every road and rooftop.

Riga is more than 800 years old.

Each century has left its marks in the architecture in the Old Town

and City Centre here the cultural heritage coexists with the quick pace of modern living.

Latvia’s capital is an exciting European metropolis at the crossroads of eastern and northern Europe.

Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage site of cobblestones and breathtaking river views.

Photo: Reinis Vilnis Baltiņš

RIGA – AN ARCHITECTURAL PEARL

Architecture of Riga is beauteous and diverse. Heritage of 800 years old Gothic churches, built by founders of Riga, medieval buildings in the Old Town, exquisite Art Nouveau, as well as wooden buildings make Riga a true pearl of architecture.

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RIGA – CULTURE CAPITAL OF THE BALTICS

Riga offers dynamic cultural life. Latvian National Opera gathers world-level artists. Concert halls regularly offer classic and popular music concerts, exhibition halls present works of world-known classical and contemporary artists, cultural life of Riga is generous in various manifestations.

Latvian National Opera and Ballet.
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National Library of Latvia
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RIGA – CAPITAL OF GASTRONOMY

Riga’s restaurants offer fusion cuisine, where one can taste Latvian traditional meals, and original meals offering an astonishing combination of tastes and taking you for an exciting gastronomic journey.

Riga is an adventure for the taste buds. The enormous Central Market is a treasure trove of earthy sausage, cheese and black bread, smoked fish, and much more. Sample the goods on a picnic in one of Riga’s lovely parks, or enjoy a hearty meal in many great value bistro and cafes.

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RIGA – PLACE FOR ACTIVE HOLIDAY

Marathon, orienteering, and adventure competitions – those are only some of activities, which one may enjoy in Riga. Parks are perfect for jogging in summers and skiing in winters. Water resources, golf fields, motor sport racetrack there is something for all sport enthusiasts.

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RIGA – CITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Riga is perfect for organising conferences,

exhibitions, and team-building activities.

The city is very dynamic and can offer not only a professional service,

but also good infrastructure.

Riga is Europe’s Wifi capital with almost 1,000 spots to get online for free.

Photo: Reinis Vilnis Baltiņš