Somewhere among its historic old quarter, sprawling parks, and funky art nouveau architecture, you realize what this beautiful city is all about. As you step off your flight to Riga, attempting to truly comprehend its nature in the first breath is impossible.
In all its modesty, Riga is best experienced little by little, alleyway by alleyway, encountering one piece at a time, and acquiring an understanding as you go. Settled along the Daugava River this quaint little city is filled to the brim with bumpy cobble stone streets, tall steeples, and winding turrets. But don’t let its cute appearance fool you – when the sun sets, this place knows how to do nightlife the right way.
Glamorous restaurants and bars line the streets and welcome locals and travelers to enjoy the atmosphere and take in the environment. Once called the Paris of the East, Riga boasts newer establishments now, that bring a chic and distinctive flavor to the people. Book flights to Riga to experience this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site. A breathtaking mixture of elegance, old, and new, and creates a whirling place of adventure that bridges Russian and Latvian influences into one pretty place.