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84% Avg. city rating Rated by 770 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 84%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 84%

Customer Travel Tips for Riga

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Relax and enjoy the city, do not rush to see everything all at once! Wander the streets, enjoy some cake and a coffee and then explore some more!

Liked: We really liked the mix of the old and new buildings, plus the lovely parks, there was plenty to see and do in the city, but there was also opportunities to visit other parts of Latvia. There is a hugh choice of restaurants, pubs and cafes, varying in different prices and we did not have one bad meal whilst away.

Disliked: N/A

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: It's small so don't spend too much time.

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: Nothing.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


03 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: avoid the old town bars

Liked:

Disliked:

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Roberts bookshop, the gardens

Liked: Lovely city, cute coffee shops

Disliked: No

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


12 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Look around also outside the city center. There's so much to see,

Liked: White nights in summertime especially

Disliked: Nope

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


24 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go on both sightseeing tours and move around the whole city, not just the old town.

Liked: It is a beautiful historic city, that is quite modern, even in such extreme weather it was nice to wonder the streets - although, not for too long.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: just walk, its better!

Liked: great place!

Disliked: nope

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


28 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Eat out

Liked: Small inner city. All walkable. Can't loose your mates. Perfect for a weekend trip.

Disliked: It is not summer at the moment

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


29 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy!

Liked: Old town area, central market, great cafes and design shops

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


29 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Discover Riga also beyond the old town! Don't miss the central market,. If you have the time do a little trip to Jurmala by train.

Liked: Beautiful old town, easy to discover by foot, great museums, good value for money

Disliked: No, not really

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


13 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Latvian ethnographic open air museum, all the city centre and all them museums

Liked: Museum and Church.

Disliked: Always raining. The most international capital od the Baltic area so the place with colder persons

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy getting lost through their streets

Liked: Its architecture

Disliked: Not really

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: enjoy the sights of historical downtown

Liked: it's a beautiful, peaceful place with a lot of sights to see

Disliked: i liked everything

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


23 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: The main market square was fun. Try some local food at self-help restaurants. Quite cheap and delicious.

Liked: Great food and vivacious city life.

Disliked: The Art Nouveau District was quite small and disappointing.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


21 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: do the Walking tour

Liked: the old town

Disliked: the weather, it was raining suddenly out of nowhere

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


13 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: You could see all the highlights of Riga in 2 days or even 1 full day if you push it. I went early June and it was very cold, from 9 to 15 degrees during the day and much colder at night. If i was ti go back to Riga I would aim for early August as the weather may actually feel like summer then.

Liked: Beautiful women, very walkable city

Disliked: I was there for 3 days. First was sunny with a chilly wind and next 2 days were very cold, wet and windy. Their summer was like the worst of winter back in Sydney.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


30 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: national library. free entry, amazing view and a cool architecture.

Liked: Lots of travelers, beautiful old town, lots and lots of parks and cool architecture.

Disliked: in some areas we saw a lot of drunk people also homeless people.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


07 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Get a bike

Liked: Buildings

Disliked: Nope

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


05 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: day trips are so worth it, if you go to sigulda only get one way on the cable car. by the time you walk to turaida you'll rather take the .50 bus back than walk the trek back again.

Liked: everything is much closer than you think on the map so it's easy to see a lot. including day trips. stay in old town.

Disliked: no

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84% Avg. city rating Rated by 770 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 84%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 84%

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