Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 641,007
inhabitants, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to
one third of Latvia´s population.
Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga´s historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. Riga was the European Capital of Culture during 2014.
Culture Capital of the Baltics. Here you’ll find a dynamic cultural life. The Latvian National Opera and Ballet gathers together artists from all around the world. Concert halls regularly offer classical and popular music concerts. Exhibition halls present works by internationally-known classical and contemporary artists. Riga’s cultural life is generous in its various manifestations.
An architectural pearl. Riga’s architecture is beautiful and diverse. A heritage that dates back eight hundred years in terms of its Gothic churches which were built by Riga’s very founders, plus the medieval buildings of the Old Town, exquisite Art Nouveau structures, and many wooden buildings make Riga a true architectural pearl. A walk along the streets of Riga will be an exciting adventure for every visitor to Riga.
The Baltic gastronomy capital. Riga’s restaurants offer fusion cuisine in which one can taste both Latvian traditional meals and modern, original meals that offer an astonishing combination of flavours, and which take you on an exciting gastronomic journey.
A place for active recreation. Marathons, orienteering in the woods, or taking part in adventure competitions are just some of the activities that one can enjoy in Riga. The city centre parks are the perfect place for jogging in summer and skiing in winter. The abundance of water resources allows many forms of aquatic sports to be pursued. Enthusiasts of more technical sports will enjoy the golf courses and a motor sport race track.
A city for your beauty and wellness. Riga is perfectly cut out for providing SPA treatments and beauty procedures that you will enjoy, as a number of salons are located in the centre of Riga. When in Riga, one must enjoy a traditional Latvian bath!
A city for shopping. The Old Town is a perfect place in which to indulge in leisurely shopping. Small souvenir shops and art galleries have found a place of their own in the narrow streets of the Old Town. You can also go to one of the supermarkets and buy products with brands that are both foreign and local.
A city for your health. Professional and high-class medical staff will help improve your health. Health-improving procedures are popular in Riga thanks both to the high quality levels of service and also the attractive prices.
A city for business. Riga is an ideal place in which to organise conferences, exhibitions, and team-building activities. The city is very dynamic, which means that it is ideal when it comes to providing not only professional services, but also adequate infrastructure.
By plane. There are direct flights to Riga from more than 60 cities in Europe, Asia and North America. Riga International Airport is only ten kilometres south-west of Riga city centre.
By ferry. Ferry connections to Riga are available from Stockholm. The ferry terminal building is located within walking distance of the Old Town.
By train. Railway connections to Riga are available from Moscow, St Petersburg, and Pskov. The Riga Central Railway Terminal is located on Stacijas Square, directly to the east of the Old Town.
By bus. Bus connections to Riga are available from Berlin, Hamburg, Warsaw, Prague, Pskov, Kiev, Grodno, Vilnius, Tallinn, St Petersburg, Moscow, Kaliningrad, Minsk and many other cities.
By private motor vehicle. The major highways connect Riga with Tallinn, St Petersburg, Moscow, Kaunas, and Vilnius.
Public transportation in the city is provided by Rīgas Satiksme which operates a large number of trams, buses and trolleybuses on an extensive network of routes across the city. Visit https://www.rigassatiksme.lv/ for more information.
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