Eight hundred years have shaped the city’s unique appearance and rich traditions. Due to its geographical location on the Baltic Sea (where East and West meets), Riga has been an important centre of trade, finance and culture for centuries. The historic centre of Riga on the World Heritage List of UNESCO recognized it. Riga belongs to the cultural space of Western Europe.
Over centuries, the creative atmosphere evolved in Riga and inspired composers, poets and artists. Riga has hundreds of ways for visitors – its rich history, architecture, gardens and parks, museums, art galleries and world-class opera…and daily treats like a walk in the enormous colorful central market or going to a cosy café, club or pub.…