Things to do in Riga

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    Old Town Riga

    Old Town Riga

    Ranked #1 overall in Riga things to do
    9.735 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    A mixture of different styles of architecture with some nice restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars.

  • 2
    House of Blackheads

    House of Blackheads

    Ranked #2 overall in Riga things to do
    9.020 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The Blackheads were unmarried Germans in Latvia. So this place was named for them, but today is a cool museum.

  • 3
    Freedom Monument

    Freedom Monument

    Ranked #3 overall in Riga things to do
    8.919 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents
  • 4
    Historic Centre

    Historic Centre

    Ranked #4 overall in Riga things to do
    9.515 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyNightlife

    Riga is a very cool up and coming European town! Its cento storico is wonderful!

  • 5
    Riga Central Market

    Riga Central Market

    Ranked #5 overall in Riga things to do
    8.414 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Farmers Market, Market
    Popular withFoodiesGreenVegetarian

    WOW!!! The place pretty much had everything that we could ever need during our 5 week stay in Riga. Mostly because it's huge and each hangar has something different. Great ...

  • 6
    Lido Leisure Centre

    Lido Leisure Centre

    Ranked #6 overall in Riga things to do
    9.410 reviews
    Entertainment
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesGreen
  • 7
    Skyline Bar

    Skyline Bar

    Ranked #7 overall in Riga things to do
    8.810 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesLuxury

    Great spot to see the city from the top. The service can be a bit better for a fancy place like that.

  • 8
    St. Peter's Church

    St. Peter's Church

    Ranked #8 overall in Riga things to do
    8.914 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryFamilies

    While the views up top are wonderful, the crowds and elevator are not. There is only one elevator, but it seems like it travels 100 stories given how slow it ...

  • 9
    Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

    Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

    Ranked #9 overall in Riga things to do
    9.08 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    By equal turns profoundly heartbreaking and profoundly fascinating, this museum in Riga's old city chronicles the history of Latvia, covering the Soviet occupation of the country, during and after WWII. ...

  • 10
    Ethnographic Open-Air Museum

    Ethnographic Open-Air Museum

    Ranked #13 overall in Riga things to do
    9.76 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryAdventure

    Although it is a 30-minute drive outside the city centre, there is no way that it isn't worth the trip to see this Skansen-style museum. You will find a completely ...

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