About Riga


Let's have a look around into background of Riga
  • Country: Latvia
  • Latitude: 56.95
  • Longitude:  24.1
  • Time zone: Europe/Riga
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +3 hours

Weather in Riga

  • Climate: humid continental
  • Best Time to Visit:  April and September

Location

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 639,630 inhabitants (2016), Riga is the largest city in the Baltic States, home to one third of Latvia's population and one tenth of the Baltic states' population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Riga's territory covers 307.17 square kilometres (118.60 square miles) and lies between one and ten metres (3 feet 3 inches and 32 feet 10 inches) above sea level, on a flat and sandy plain.

Distance from Riga center to Airport

Airport: Riga International Airport

Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km

Driving Time: 13 minutes

Languages: Latvian

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Riga International Airport
  • Bus: Riga International Coach Terminal

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10-15%of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 € to 2 €
  • Housekeeper: 1 € to 2 €
  • Concierge: Between 1 € to 2 €

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10-15%of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Balozi,
  • Baldone,
  • Jelgava

Emergency Contact Numbers in Riga city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Riga International Airport (+371 29 311 187)
  • Hospital:  Riga East University Hospital (+371 26 448 632)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Riga.

  • Riga Salsa Festival
  • Autumn Chamber Music Days
  • Porta World Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Freedom Monument
  • House of the Blackheads
  • Welcome to Riga Office

Theatre & Concerts

  • New Riga Theatre
  • Latvian National Theatre
  • The Great Guild

Visit Top Restaurants in Riga

  • Vincents
  • Fish Restaurant Le Dome
  • Muusu

Top Shopping Centers in Riga

  • R?ga Plaza
  • Shopping Centre Spice
  • Domina Shopping

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
  • Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum
  • V?rmanes Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • foie gras ravioli - Vincents
  • Fish - Fish Restaurant Le Dome
  • Duck - Muusu

Sports Club

  • Atletika fitness Centrs
  • Infinity Fitness
  • Atletika fitness Zolitude

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.40 €
  • Taxi: 0.80 €
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 467.95 €
  • Cheap meal: 6.50 €
  • Gasoline: 1.11 €
  • 3 course meal: 35.00 €
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