Welcome to Welge Travel Report's guide to the best of Riga. WTR's Riga map shows you the location of the Musee Art Noveau and the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum.
WTR's Carlota Cusine describes the signature dish at Vincent’s and what to order at Uzbekistana .
Welge Travel Report Notables for Riga
Getting around Riga
Public transportation for Riga
WTR's Tony Transit says the best place to find information for public transportation in Riga is(http://www.virtualriga.com/transport/public-transport/)
People Watching in Riga
Our Francois Flaneur says the best "PW" is The Central Market.
Beverages in Riga
Riga Black Balsam has been served since 1700. Our Larry Lager says there are several good local beers and wild berry fruit juices are popular.
Dining in Riga
WTR's Carlota Cuisine says the best dining in Riga is Istaba - L & D: Daily, Krisjana Barona 31A, 371 67 281 141
It's a gallery where you can find a unique gift and an interesting restaurant without a menu. Carlota thinks you'll love it.
Nightlife/Entertainment areas in Riga
Our Shauna Showtime says the best nightlife is in the historical center.
Shopping areas in Riga
WTR's Shari Shopper says the best shopping is in Old Town. Shari thinks the best jewelry is at Art Gallery Putti, the best kitchen ware is at Rija and Pienene for cosmetics.
Business Information in Riga
Here is help in regard to your business in Riga: (http://www.riga.com/business)
Exchange Rates (http://www.x-rates.com/)
Recognition for Riga
We extend special thanks to the people who manage and/or own the institutions, museums and restaurants featured in our guides. In some instances we have relied on their descriptions and photos.
Lagniappe for Riga
WTR's Ernie Exhibit provide information on special current exhibitions for our featured museums such as: The Latvian National Museum of Art
Now to September 30, 2018 see The Colour of the Gobelins
The exhibition The Colour of the Gobelins offers a look into the textile collection of Mobilier National (National Furniture Foundation) in France, where the Gobelins Manufactory, since its founding in the 17th century, continues to cultivate outstanding traditions of craftsmanship and maintains a constant link to modern art, reflecting every period's originality of aesthetic values and its special role on the stage of art.