Touristy Rātslaukums is home to the postcard- worthy Blackheads’ House, built in 1344 as a veritable fraternity house for the Blackheads...
St Peter's Lutheran Church
Rīga’s skyline centrepiece is this Gothic church, thought to be around 800 years old. Don’t miss the view from the spire, which has been...
Museum of the Occupation of Latvia
The Latvian government has done an admirable job of razing all traces of Soviet oppression (ie ugly utilitarian structures), but they...
Pulkvedim Neviens Neraksta
There’s no such thing as a dull night at Pulkvedis. The atmosphere is ‘warehouse chic’, with pumping ‘80s tunes on the ground floor and...
Who knew the Baltic had such brilliant Indian food?! Tucked away down a medieval alley you’ll find a welcome antedote to the bland...
Lonely Planet review
Once the home of a wealthy German noble, the 17th-century Mentzendorff’s House offers insight into Rīga’s history of shipping excess through the everyday trappings of an elite merchant family.