Riga
in Rīga of Rīga, Latvia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
56.946 and 24.106 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 56° 56' 45" and E 24° 6' 21"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:44 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Riga
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:54 am and 3:42 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Riga

Riga in Rīga (Rīga) with it's 742,572 citizens is a city in Latvia. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Riga is now 05:44 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Riga with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Riga, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Latvia is Riga International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Centre of Riga in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marupe, Kekava, Pinki, Bergi and Ulbroka. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 4°C / 39 °F

Morning Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 90%
Air Pressure 998 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 15th of December 2019

5°C (40 °F)
5°C (40 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 16th of December 2019

5°C (41 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 17th of December 2019

4°C (40 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga

Address
0,3 mi
Aspazijas bulvaris 22
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Redstone Boutique Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Skarnu iela 11
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pullman Riga Old Town

Address
0,4 mi
Jekaba Iela 24
LV 1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Dome Hotel & Spa

Address
0,3 mi
Miesnieku Iela 4
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Palace

Address
0,3 mi
Pils Iela 12
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


St. Peter's Boutique

Address
0,1 mi
Peldu iela 23
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Radi un Draugi

Address
0,1 mi
Marstalu iela 1/3
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Wellton Centrum Hotel & SPA

Address
0,3 mi
Audeju iela 13
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Monte Kristo

Address
0,3 mi
Kaleju iela 56
LV-1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Avalon Hotel & conferences

Address
0,3 mi
13. janvara iela 19
1050 Riga
Latvia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Review: Avalon Hotel, Riga, Latvia - January, 2015

Published: January 25, 2015
Length: 41:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

I recently stayed at the Avalon Hotel, whilst on a short break to Riga. The hotel is within a 5 minute walk of Riga Central Station, and is only a street away from Riga Old Town. A taxi to...


Lettonia. La città di Riga

Published: September 10, 2012
Length: 37:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TvViaggiare

Lettonia, Riga è la capitale della Lettonia, una città meravigliosa chiamata anche "la Parigi del Baltico" conosciuta per i suoi musei, ne possiede oltre 50 e per la sua architettura Art...


Views Around the City of Riga, Latvia - January 2014

Published: January 24, 2014
Length: 05:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

This film features detailed footage in and around the city centre of Riga, the capital city of Latvia, which is a Baltic Sea state located in Eastern Europe. The footage is all shot during...


Flyvision.lv Mini Showreel 2013 summer Riga, Latvia

Published: September 11, 2013
Length: 57:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gvido Puķe

This summer we wre flying our ocotocopter for creative studio Moodwork. Creative studio Moodwork together with SIA ' Look at Riga' since last September have worked on multi Dimensional film...


Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Daugava, Riga, Latvia - January 2014

Published: January 25, 2014
Length: 31:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

Here is another one of my hotel reviews from the Radisson Blu Daugava, in Riga, the capital city of Latvia. The film begins with a shot of the hotel from the tower of St. Peter's church in...


Lettonia tour - Riga

Published: October 04, 2013
Length: 04:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Carla Zanasi

RIGA è la capitale della Lettonia. Situata sul Mar Baltico alla foce del fiume Daugava è la città più grande delle Repubbliche Baltiche ed è uno dei principali centri culturali, politici...


Riga Fashion Week S/S 2015: показ M-Couture (Latvija). MIX TV

Published: October 30, 2014
Length: 48:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mix TV, проект портала Mixnews.lv

http://www.mixnews.lv/ Riga Fashion Week: дефиле M-Couture (Latvija) Twitter: https://twitter.com/mixnews_lv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mixnews ВКонтакте: http://vk.com/mixne...


Leaving Riga by Train, Latvia - 15th January, 2014

Published: January 25, 2014
Length: 26:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Moss Travel TV

Footage taken firstly at Riga Main Railway Station, and then from the train Window in a reverse Northerly (right side) direction as it left the station and crossed Dzelzcela Bridge over the...


Riga, Latvia - European Capital of Culture 2014

Published: July 27, 2014
Length: 10:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Giuseppe Pipia

A short video shot entirely with the Canon 70D, mostly as a test, but also to show what I liked of Riga. From the Brother's cemetery, to the new National Library, and everything in between....


Latvia

Published: October 16, 2013
Length: 05:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Hoosier Tim's Travel Videos

Recorded September 4-5, 2013 The video begins as we cross the border into Latvia from Lithuania. We pass through the town of Jelgava before arriving at the capitol city of Riga. In Riga I...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Eurovision Song Contest 2003

The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the 48th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia on 24 May 2003. The hosts were Marie N and Renārs Kaupers. Sertab Erener, the Turkish entrant, won the contest with "Everyway That I Can", scoring 167 points. The winning songwriters were Erener and Turkish rock guitarist and singer Demir Demirkan. Belgium and Russia were second and third respectively, within three points of Turkey's score.

Located at 56.9489, 24.1064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Eurovision Song Contest 2003, 2003 in Latvia

Riga Technical University

Riga Technical University (RTU) (Latvian: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862. (previously known as Riga Polytechnical Institute and Riga Polytechnicum) is located in Riga, Latvia.

Located at 56.9472, 24.1047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Riga Technical University, Educational institutions established in 1862, Universities in Latvia

St. Peter's Church, Riga

St. Peter's Church (Latvian: Svētā Pētera Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia, dedicated to Saint Peter. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia.

Located at 56.9475, 24.1094 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Riga, 13th-century church buildings, 15th-century architecture, Gothic architecture in Latvia, Romanesque architecture in Latvia, Baroque architecture in Latvia

Riga Cathedral

This article is about the Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of Riga. See other articles for the Roman Catholic cathedral and the Orthodox cathedral. Riga Cathedral is the Evangelical Lutheran cathedral in Riga, Latvia. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Riga. The Latvian word doms, an archaic term for cathedral (similar to Italian duomo), is often mistranslated in English as dom or dome.

Located at 56.9492, 24.1044 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Churches in Riga, Cathedrals in Latvia, Brick Gothic, 1210s architecture, Gothic architecture in Latvia

House of the Blackheads

House of the Blackheads is a building situated in the old town of Riga, Latvia. The original building was erected during the first third of the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, a guild for unmarried German merchants in Riga. Major works were done in the years 1580 and 1886, adding most of the ornamentations. The structure was bombed to a ruin by the Germans June 28, 1941 and the remains demolished by the Soviets in 1948. The current reconstruction was erected from 1995 to 1999.

Located at 56.9472, 24.1069 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1999, Buildings and structures in Riga, Visitor attractions in Riga, Destroyed landmarks

Latvijas Radio

Latvijas Radio (Radio Latvia; shortened as LR) is a public service broadcasting network of Latvia. The organisation was founded 1 November 1925, and is situated in the Latvian capital of Riga. Since 2002, Latvijas Radio broadcasts five different stations on the FM band and the internet: Latvijas Radio 1, Latvijas Radio 2, Latvijas Radio 3 - Klasika, Latvijas Radio 4 - Doma Laukums and Latvijas Radio 5 - Radio NABA/Saeimas kanāls.

Located at 56.95, 24.1058 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Latvian radio, Publicly funded broadcasters, European Broadcasting Union members, Eastern Bloc media, Multilingual broadcasters, 1925 establishments in Latvia, Radio stations established in 1925

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-1991 (Latvian: Latvijas okupācijas muzejs) is an historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1993 to exhibit artifacts, archive documents, and educate the public about the 51-year period in the 20th century when Latvia was successively occupied by the USSR in 1940, then by Nazi Germany in 1941, and then again by the USSR in 1944.

Located at 56.9471, 24.1064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Riga, Museums established in 1993, History museums in Latvia

Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation

Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation (Latvian: Rīgas vēstures un kuģniecības muzejs) is housed by the Riga Dom Cathedral ensemble in the heart of the Old Riga, Latvia. It originated in 1773 as a private collection of Nikolaus von Himsel, a Riga doctor and, being one of the oldest museums in Europe, over the centuries it has grown into the largest collection of material evidence of the history of Riga.

Located at 56.9487, 24.1038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Riga, City museums, Maritime museums in Latvia, Museums established in 1773, History museums in Latvia

Railway Bridge, Riga

The Railway Bridge is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia. The first iron railway bridge in Riga, over 600 ftm long, was erected in 1871-1872 for Riga - Jelgava railroad. The new bridge was inaugurated 1914, shelled twice, during World War I in 1917 and World War II in 1944, and was rebuilt both times. The bridge is nowadays the only railway bridge in Riga. \t\t \t\t\tRiga-Blick von Petrikirche03. jpg \t\t\t Railway bridge today \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tRiga old iron bridge.

Located at 56.9423, 24.1068 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Riga, Crossings of the Daugava River

Large Guild, Riga

The Large Guild is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected in the years 1854 - 1857 after a project by architect K. Bejne in English Gothic style. The building was erected to house the guild of the same name, and today it houses the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra.

Located at 56.9497, 24.1082 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Commercial buildings completed in 1857, Buildings and structures in Riga, Visitor attractions in Riga

Small Guild, Riga

The Small Guild is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, at 3/5 Amatu Street. The building was erected in the years 1864—66 after a project by architect Johann Felsko in Neo-Gothic style.

Located at 56.9495, 24.1081 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1866, Buildings and structures in Riga, Visitor attractions in Riga

St. George's Church, Riga

St. George's Church (Latvian: Svētā Jura baznīca) used to be a catholic church in Riga, the capital of Latvia. The church building now houses the Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design and is situated at the address 10/12 Skārņu Street.

Located at 56.9481, 24.1095 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic churches in Latvia

Districts of the same city

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