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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 History

It all started in 1158, when a group of German merchants founded a city on the banks of the Riga River, near Liv. In 1199, Bishop Albert headed for Riga, in order to establish here his bishopric. His journey took the form of a real crusade: with 23 ships and 1500 soldiers, he arrived in Riga and founded the order of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword. Under the protectorate of the Hanseatic League, Riga continued to... read more

Riga Sightseeing

Riga, the capital city of Latvia, situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, is one of the most beautiful cities in north-eastern Europe. Along with Vilnius and Tallinn, other former Soviet cities who have risen to fame, Riga is a great tourist destination that combines the heritage of the past with modern elements. The city’s old quarter is a World Heritage site. The city’s many churches, old buildings, museums, as... read more

Riga Nightlife

Along with Tallinn and Vilnius, Riga is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Baltic regions. The old city centre was declared a World Heritage Site, due to its large number of beautiful Jugendstill buildings. There are numberless attractions to be seen in the city: museums, gardens, old buildings; however, night owls will enjoy a holiday in Riga, thanks to the wealth of cafes, restaurants and nightclubs.... read more

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

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