Top 5 Things To Do In Latvia

June 03, 2021

Top 5 Things To Do In Latvia

1221 Riga Latva1221 - Riga Latvia

  1. Check Out Town Hall Square in Riga

Town hall is the Business Center of the Capital City of Riga.  A lot of love and care has gone into restoring the Town Hall over the years.  In just a short walk you can see the majority of the most famous buildings in the city!

  1. Spend Some Time in Old Town Riga

Old town Riga sits on the Daugava River.  Here you can walk cobblestone streets and check out some of the many shops, museums, churches and of course cafes!

Riga - Old Town - LatviaRiga - Old Town

  1. Visit St Catherine’s Cathedral Kuldiga

In the town of Kuldiga, you’ll find St. Catherine’s Cathedral.  This stunning cathedral was originally built in 1252, and named after the patroness of the town.

  1. Get out to the Water!  Gulf of Riga

Most of Latvia sits on the Gulf of Riga, so there are numerous opportunities to hang out by the water.  Grab a drink at a seaside cafe, chill out on the beach, take an excursion in a boat, whatever suits your fancy!

Green Boat - Gulf of Riga
Green Boat - Gulf of Riga

  1. EAT!!

One of the best things about travel is experiencing the local fare.  The town of Riga has many amazing cafes and restaurants, so be sure to try some of the local favorites while you’re there.  Check out this article by Nomad Paradise on Latvian food: https://nomadparadise.com/latvian-food/

 


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