Welcome to Riga
Explore Riga, a city that is rich in history, both recent and ancient. Riga is swiftly becoming a popular spot for tourists from Europe and further abroad.
Some of the locations you will have the opportunity to visit include:
- Riga Castle
- St Peter's Church
- the Museum of Occupation
- the Swedish Gate
Meander the flat streets and check out the interesting restaurants and cafes serving drinks unique to Riga. There is also an optional addition to see the Central Market. The world is taking notice of this Latvian metropolis, naming it the European Capital of Culture in 2014. Your Tour. Your Way.
- 1. The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia is a powerful reminder of the atrocities committed while the country was under the control of the Communist Soviet Union and Nazi Germany respectively.
- 2. The House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads has an intriguing history and is a unique building in its surroundings
- 3. The Riga Castle is a splendid example of history in this peaceful town
- 4. The St Peter's Church has a turbulent past and offers great views from the top of its tower