Museum of the History of Rīga & Navigation
Museum of Barricades of 1991
The centrepiece of expansive Doma laukums is Rīga’s enormous Dome Cathedral. Founded in 1211 as the seat of the Rīga diocese, it is...
Twice-weekly, short organ concerts (Wednesday and Saturday evenings) and lengthier Friday-night performances are well worth attending.
Go one better than dining with a view – dine in the view! The Hotel Gutenbergs’ rooftop terrace in the heart of Old Rīga squats between...
Lonely Planet review
The Baltics’ oldest museum, is situated in the monastery’s cloister at the back of the Dome Cathedral complex. Founded in 1773, the exhibition space features a permanent collection of artefacts from the Bronze Age all the way up to WWII. The three-room Museum of Barricades of 1991 , also at the back of the Dome Cathedral, details the events that took place in Rīga in January 1991 through models, replicas and photographs.