Our Live Riga infographic gives you a short 3 minute insight in what Riga is all about and what
you can expect to find here.
Click the links for more details of just scroll your way through to get an overview
Riga was founded in 1201 as a base
for merchants. It still is an important
European trading and travel hub,
located in between East and West and North
RIGA'S POPULATION IS
Through the centuries
There were all sorts of people who helped Riga or just invaded it
Russians, Germans, Sweeds and Poles
Came to rule over Riga
Icelanders, Brits and Estonians
Were helpful fellows
when it was most needed
In the year 2014, Riga will be the
European Capital of culture
With more than 120 upcoming events
For current events in Riga browse Events section.
People who visit Riga spend
an average of €70 per day
Riga Airport (RIX) served
this year so far
You are near
ASHBURN > RIGA
Only 9:30 hour flight
The closest airport for you to get to Riga in:
and the most common airlines to get to Riga are:
You should get ready for the
Best food experience
you could dream of.
Average price for meals & drinks
Riga is not well-known as a shopping destination...
Yet...if you are into shopping
the city offers some stylishartisan & boutique stores.
Look around for small
boutique stores here:
Miera street Kalnciema district
There you can find there
At the end
it is all about getting around
Welcome to Riga
Riga is a million different stories every day and you are welcome to join and participate. The “Story of Riga” Infographic is our way to answer some of the most frequent questions and to give a short visual summary of what to expect from our lovely city.
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