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Top 10 Places in Riga YOU Must See

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Nativity Cathedral

The Riga Nativity of Christ Cathedral is the biggest Orthodox church in Riga. Performed as a planetarium and a restaurant during the Soviet epoch. This building was built by C.Nikolai in a Neo-Byzantine style among  1876y and 1883y.

The Freedom Monument

The Freedom Monument is a memorial stands in Riga, Latvia, pay homage to soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence. The height of this symbol – 42 meters.  Every hour between 9 am. and 6 pm. there is a daily change of guard.

Latvian War Museum

The Latvian War Museum builded in old town of Riga is the biggest military history museum in Latvia with an comprehensive and spectacular collection. The museum’s collection has more than 25.400 items, there are plenty of documents, orders, weapons, photos, uniforms and other objects

Latvian National Museum of Art 

The Latvian National Museum of Art is the biggest storage of professional art in Latvia. It is the first building constructed particularly for a museum in the Baltics. Latvian National Museum of Art is a great way to spend all day stare at splendid  works and walk around beautiful 1900’s styled halls.

Riga St Peter’s Church

It is located during the historical center of Riga and is one the aged and most precious monuments of medieval architecture in the Baltic region. Visitors are permited to go up the tower and relish a breathtaking 360 degree view of medieval and up-to-date of Riga.

Occupation Museum of Latvia

The Occupation Museum of Latvia submit the history of 50 year occupation of Latvia (1940-1991). Museum guests may become familiar with historical documents, pictures and items. Many items tell about power horror before  Latvian people.

Vermanes Garden

Vermanes Garden is one of the aged and latvian people beloved parks in Riga. It’s in the centre of the city and it also feels like the big city life. There are plenty of beautiful trees, flower gardens and restaurant. It is the improve spot to rest in the middle of the day, during museum visits and walking around the city.

Riga Central Market

Riga Central Market offers fruits, meat products, Latvian drinkss, and other interesting food. It is one of the biggest and most up-to-date market places on the European continent.

Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

One of the oldest and largest open-air museums in Europe is located on the banks of Lake Jugla, just a 30 minute drive from downtown Riga. Tgere are plenty of different styles of houses, 118 old buildings, brought from all over the country.  It also displays around 3000 items representing most ethnic groups in Latvia.

House of the Blackheads

Riga is full of so many wealths, but House of the Blackheads is one of the most impressive. The original building was builded by the Brotherhood of the Blackheads in the 13th century. This is the most photographed building in Riga.

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