Guide: Riga

General

💸Currency: Euro (EUR)
🌞Average Temperature: Summer 23°C, Winter 0°C
💦Humidity: 64 – 96% Daily
🗓Most Humid Month: December
🛬International Airport: Riga Airport (RIX)
🚇Public Transport: busses and trams (more on fares here)
🚕Other transport: Bolt App (taxi transport – iOS/Android)
🐓Symbol – Rooster
🌊River – Daugava
🗓️Independence Day – November 18th

Sightseeing

🏰 Old Town
🗽 Freedom Monument
🕰 Laima Clock
🏘 Miera Iela
📚National Library of Latvia
🏰 House of the Black Heads
🏢 KGB Building
📷 Panorama Observation Deck
🥕Market
🍲 Kalnciema Market
Culture and arts project association “Noass”
Latvian Academy of Sciences Observation deck
National Art Museum
Bastejkalna parks
Berga Bazaar
Nativity Cathedral
Saule Perkons Daugava graffiti
Baltā pirts SAUNA

City Areas // Streets

Ķīpsala
Rozena iela
Aldaru iela
Gaujas iela
Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela
Spīķeri – Creative District

food

🥯Rye Bread
🧀Jani Cheese
🐟Smoked Fish
🥣Cold Beet Soup
🥩Karbonade
🥟Piragi
🍰Alexander Torte
🍷Black Balsam
🧃Kvass
🍻Aldaris Beer

food spots

🍽️ Fazenda Bazar –
🍔 Streetburger
🍽️Lokāls Veldze
🍽️Hercogs, Ģimenes restorāns
🍷Balzambārs
🍽️3 pavāru restorāns “Tam labam būs augt”
🍷Garāža
🍹B-Bārs
🍽️ Muusu
🍽️ Riviera
🐟 Zivju lete
🥗 The Beginnings Veselīgas Ēšanas Restorāns
🍷 Tinto vīna telpa
🥙 La Kanna
🍣 Gan bei city
🍱 Himalaju Azijas virtuve
🐟 Galerija Istaba

bars

🎵 Folkklubs ALA pagrabs
🍺
Craft Beer Taproom & Jazz bar-restaurant Trompete
Reiterna nams
Vieta wine bar
Mākonis, Cocktails & Design
Labietis
Herbārijs
Skyline bar
Taka

coffee


☕ Rocket Bean Roastery
☕ Mio
☕ ILLUSEUM
🍫 Laima Chocolate Museum

accomodation

🏘️ AirBnBStudio apartment with fireplace -We loved this place it was a studio which wasn’t a part of a building, it was on the other side of the river, but still there were places for food and places to walk around. The bus and the tram were almost in front of it. The studio had everything that you need and it was a good spot for both work and stay at home feeling.

These are my most loved places, for the full overview check out the MAP.

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