Riga's rich culture

The city of Riga provides a carnival of delights through its rich culture, sparkling nightlife, hot saunas and full-flavored Caucasian cuisine. Soak up the city’s streets flecked with extravagant Art Nouveau buildings, have a walk through the Alberta Iela street famed with its street art, challenge your sensibility at the Central Market and taste Latvia’s glorious black bread. Explore the unique Museum of Occupation and head to the Old Town dotted with myriad of galleries and churches. Be inspired discovering the Latvia’s capital, enrobed with the magnificent spirit of history, revival and cultural vibrancy.

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4.3 How green, clean and responsible is Rīga? This rating indicates how much a destination has progressed towards sustainability, based on the scores of 4 themes: Nature, Culture, Green Economy and if there has been developed a policy to maintain the these sustainable efforts in the future, captured in the theme Future Proof. If the destination managed to have a satisfactory level of efforts on all themes, it has received a rating higher than 6 with a green indicator. These best practices are an examples for the destinations with a rating lower than 6. These destinations with an orange or red indicator have a low performance but are working to convert towards a satisfactory sustainability performance in the future.

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  • 4.8Nature

    In this destination you have access to naturem the environment is respected and it is clean and green

    • 4.0wildlife watching
    • 4.4scenery
    • 5.3nature
    • 4.9Water quality
    • 5.0Air quality
  • 6.1Culture

    In this destination the cultural elements like old artefacts, buildings or landscapes are taken care of and respected.

    • 3.9cultural heritage
    • 6.7local character
    • 7.5hospitality
    • 6.2human respect
  • 4.3Economy

    This destination provides means to organisations, inhabitants and visitors to create a green and clean environment (separate waste collection, green energy, climate adaptation)

    • 4.0tourisme sector
    • 3.4green economy
    • 5.5economy & society
  • 2.0Future proof

    This destination is doing its best to be a genuinely responsible, environmentally and economically healthy place now and in the future

    • 4.3green progress
    • 0.0destination certification