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...
Museum of the History of Rīga & Navigation information
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.