Are you young, determined, and ready to have a good time in Riga? While you are busy studying or working, we’ve come with the list of must-see attractions in this amazing Baltic city. No matter how much money you have, or how many days you are planning to spend in Riga, you need a “to do” list. We bet you can find some interesting ideas right here. Let’s go!1. The City Center
Pressed for money and time? Consider a day’s walk in the Riga historic city center. The whole center is under protection of UNESCO, meaning you’ll experience a breathtaking spirit of old times on every street. Packed with narrow streets and old buildings, the photos of this huge attraction are a must-have in your Instagram.2. St. Peter’s Church
Even if you aren’t a big fan of beautiful and old cathedrals, St. Peter’s church will definitely catch y
our attention. It’s big, it’s old, and it’s tall! You can climb the stairs (if you need some fitness) or use the elevator to get to the top and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city.3. House Of The Blackheads
You haven’t been to Riga, if you don’t have a picture of the House of The Blackheads. This 14th century building used to be one of the most prestigious places to visit in the city. Unfortunately, it was destroyed during WWII and rebuilt in 1999. But don’t worry! It’s an exact copy of the original so you are not missing out on anything.4. Central Market
Do you want to save on a couple of meals? Visit Riga’s central market. You can find truly tasty and delightfully fresh food here at an exceptionally low price. It’s one of the oldest markets in Europe. You can buy wonderful souvenirs, see how the locals do their shopping, and dive into the special market atmosphere.5. Intriguing Quests
Tired of sightseeing? Consider a popular European attraction. Try escape rooms! You can become a 17th century explorer, detective or a spy. Fight Dracula or find your way around a mystery house. It’s a wonderful way to spend your evening, especially if you take a group of friends with you. Here are a few to consider.
If you want to take a tour of the city but don’t feel like spending any money, welcome to the free city tour. It starts at 12 p.m. every day at the St Peter’s Church. You won’t just be wandering about the city center, you’ll get a chance to explore the sides of Riga you’ve never known before. Don’t forget to tip the guide though.7. Riga Zoo
Riga has a wonderful collection of animals. You get to see bears, lions, tigers, flamingo, and a hundred other creatures. You can take a break from the boring sightseeing and enjoy merging with nature. It only costs 6 euros to visit.8. Riga Motor Museum
Do you like beautiful vintage cars? Riga Motor Museum has over 100 of vehicles. Even if you’ve never appreciated motorcycles, you’ll love what the museum has to offer. You’ll get to explore cult cars, look into the Russian Kremlin collection, and enjoy a piece of a completely different era, which is long gone. It costs 10 euros to enter.9. Pērkons Saule Daugava
Do you like street art? Don’t pass by the biggest Baltic graffiti. Over 1,500 spray cans were spent on this masterpiece. It’s truly huge and worth a couple of minutes of your time.
Riga has numerous attractions for people of all ages. After your visit to this old and beautiful city, you are bound to feel like coming back for more. And there are always more attractions waiting for you!