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Riga Map, Latvia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Riga Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Riga with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Riga useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Riga!

Riga Travel Guide

Weather: Riga has a climate between maritime and humid continental. January to February is the coldest period in Riga and the minimum average temperature is about -6 degrees Celsius. However, the minimum temperature may fall down to 20 to 25 degrees Celsius during the coldest days. There is a frequent occurrence of rainfall and fogs due to its proximity to the sea. Riga has warm humid summers and the temperature is... read more

Riga Nightlife

Cadets de Gascogne is a nice French café whose owner bakes some of the best pastries in the city. The café also serves delicious sandwiches, good coffee, and it has a selection of newspapers and magazines in English, French and Latvian. Emihla Gustava Shokolahde is a café that is famous for its chocolate-based specialties. The kitchen is separated by the main room of the café only by a glass window, and guests can... read more

Riga History

At the end of World War I, Latvia declared its independence and Riga became the capital of the new-born state. Democratic institutions were created and Riga soon became what tourists called the “Paris of the North”. Due to internal conflicts, Prime Minister Karlis Ulmanis managed to organize a coup d’etat in 1934 and become an authoritarian leader. But Latvia’s independence didn’t last long: by 1940, Riga was... read more

Riga Sightseeing

Riga is most famous for its old quarter, Vecriga, which is considered unique in Europe. The predominant architectural style is Jugendstil, the German equivalent of Art Nouveau. Vecriga is the original core of the city, once surrounded by a sturdy city wall. The quarter is essentially pedestrian, and it hosts many churches and cathedrals, including the beautiful St. Peter’s Church, with its majestic tower, built at... read more

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