Latvia Tourist Attractions

    Cat House

    The Cat House is a building situated at 10 Meistaru iela in the old town of Riga the capital of Latvia. It was built in 1909 according to the blueprint of architect Friedrich Scheffel. The building is styled as medieval architecture with some elements of Art Nouveau

    Riga Town Hall Square

    During World War II, the town hall was completely destroyed along with its historical buildings. But, it’s been completely re-built and the guest is welcome to see the newly constructed Town hall and other buildings. It was a tradition to lit the Christmas tree at the town hall, and thus memorial planks can be seen here where new Christmas trees ar..

    The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

    The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. It is located on the lightly wooded banks of Lake Jugla, and about 30 minutes from Riga. The museum house all antique and rare items as it began its collection before the war, and still many of its items are still in very good condition. All four of Latvia's..

    Statue of Roland

    Freedom Monument

    The Freedom Monument is a memorial located in Riga Latvia honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence. It is considered an important symbol of the freedom independence and sovereignty of Latvia. Unveiled in 1935 the 42-metre high monument of granite travertine and copper often serves as the focal point of public gatherings and ..

    Riga

    It's one of the major cities in the Baltic. The place blends in so well with its old tradition and modern lifestyle. The city is full of surprises on every road and corner as there's so much that meets the eye. A lot of footprints has been left on this city which makes it European's most exciting metropolis. The Old town is mingled with Gothic spir...

    Jurmala

    If sandy beaches, architecture, food, pine trees are one's ideal part of the holiday. Then, this magnificent playground is a resort like no other place in Europe. It's just 30 minutes away from Riga and has been a beloved seaside destination for tourist over many years. The place was originally a cluster of fishing villages, and it looks like the o...

    Gauja National Park & Zvartes Rock

    The Gauja National Park is one of the first national parks in Latvia. The park features different forms of landforms, sandstone, natural springs, mesmerising views, biological diversity, historical and cultural monuments. There are many caves to explore in every corner of the park, and out of all the exploration, the Zvartes Rock is a must see sigh...

    Cesis Castle

    The history of Cesis can be traced back to 800 years ago as its interlinked with Cesis Castle around the 13th century. It is so well preserved that its beauty and grace stand out from any other castle of the period. The castle is appealing to look at the day and night time, especially when one climbs to the top tower with a candle in their hand. On...

    Sigulda

    Sigulda gives one a glimpse into the life of a medieval Europe. Its landscapes have inspired many poets, painters and lovers and many still continue to embrace its beauty. The stunning scenery and history are a treat for the eyes in all seasons especially the autumn time. The forested valley of Sigulda is imbued in myths and legends. There are a nu...

    Jelgava

    Jelgava is called the Jewel of Zemgale. The hospitable city is one of the oldest cities in Latvia. It is only 40 km away from Riga who is excellent at welcoming and receiving guests. It's also one of Latvia tourist spots. There's a cultural enrichment with the growing years and is willing to show off its gems to the world. It is rich in historical,...

    Daugavpils

    As the city is located on the river bank of Daugava, therefore it derived its name. The town is only 232 km away from Riga. It is separated by the river and is surrounded by beautiful landscape and woods. With so many footprints left in the country, the town has transformed from antiquity to modernity. The history has left its mark in the diversif...

    Ventspils

    The Latvian city port is a bustling city of beaches, public art and maritime heritage. It is the city's oldest port carrying an aroma of the sea all over town and one of the best of Latvia tourist places. There are interactive visitor shows and tours much in tune with today. Ventspils' tourism has progressed in leaps and bounds making this industri...

    Rundale Palace and Museum

    The Rundale Palace and Museum was built for the Dukes of Courland by Italian painters and Berlin sculptors. It is set in the south of Latvia, Pilsrundāle, 12 km west of Bauska. The interior decorations of the palace were inscribed between the years 1765-1768. The Palace has the Great Gallery, the White Hall, Gilt Hall which are all open to the publ...

    Kemeri National Park

    Kemeri National Park is the third largest national park in the country occupied mostly by mires and forest. The park is known for its Kemeri bog, biological diversity, therapeutic mud and mineral waters. It is home to fens, moss and transitional bogs due to its wetlands. One can go on a walk along nature, see the bogs, cycle along the Green Dune or...

    Kuldiga

    A town set in the past with the sun still high in the sky. The sleepy and romantic town is wandered more by curious tourists for its architect, waterfall and cobblestones. It's one of the Riga tourist places because the aura of the people is full of passion and grace in their hearts. One can explore the charming streets and the colourful little hou...

    Liepaja

    The port city is set on Latvia's coast on the Baltic Sea. It's a pristine town with an artistic soul offering good fresh local seafood on every menu. The sea-run all over the place and has its individual streak at the Blue Flag Beach. Even if it’s a port, there's elegance reflected in its architecture, timber houses, grand old warehouses up to its ...

    Cape Kolka

    The cape is enchantingly desolate and hauntingly beautiful. It is surrounded by the Irbe Strait on the shores of Latvia. The memory captures the beauty of this place during the migration season when thousands of birds fly over the cape. It's a heavenly sight that one would ever get to experience. Its paradise for beach lovers.

    Turaida Museum Reserve

    The name Turaida means 'God's Garden' is a heavenly place with western and southern towers. There are many castles, church, garden, hills and ancillary building that are situated in the area of the museum. The museum reserve is rich with its architectural, historical, archaeological and artistic monuments that say a story about the historical event...

    Latgale

    The land of blue lakes as it has the largest number of lakes that are congregated in the area between Kraslava, Angola and Ezernieki. Latgale is the only place that speaks its own language with Catholicism being a dominant religion. The nature trails have been created along the enthralling banks that lead visitors to many of the Latvian castles. Un...

    Razna National Park & Razna Lake

    Razna National Park was created for protecting the natural values of Razna Lake and its surrounding areas. There are many lakes around the park, but one of the most important lakes in this area is Razna Lake. It is the second largest lake in Latvia and has facilitated recreational areas. As the lake has sandy beaches and its rich with fishes, it is...

    Mezotne Palace

    For lovers of classicism art and architecture, there's no better example than the Mezotne Palace! Its landscape is carefully planned in harmony with the palace by boasting the beautiful park, the auxiliary buildings and the awestruck surroundings over the river. The beauty of the palace is made in an English style landscape park including a summer ...

    Aluksne

    The English Neogothic castle was built from 1859-1863 directed by Alexander von Vietinghoff. Located in the northeast of Latvia near the borders of Russia and Estonia. Behind the castle, there was an ice cellar and around the cellar, and to its left corner, there's a coat of arms of Alexander's family. When he moved to Germany, he took all of the a...

    Bauska Castle

    Bauska is a town in the southern region of Latvia situated at the conjunction of the shallow rivers Memele and Musa. The castle consists of two sections: Livonian Order Castle, it is built in the 15th century and it is one of the oldest. The other is the residence of the Dukes of Courland, it was a more recent part of the rag built in the 16th cent...

    Courland

    Courland is a historically distinct area of west and southwest Latvia bounded by the Baltic Sea and the Dvina River. There were major inhabitants of the Jews living here in the early 20th century, and they played an important role in the creation of wealth and the rich cultural life of the area. Most of the architecture was done by the Germans in m...

    Riga Old Town

    Riga's Old Town is filled with charming cafes, medieval churches and mesmerising art and culture of Latvia. It's in the heart of the city and has become one of the top destinations for tourists. Its a popular entertainment district with an abundance of architectural gems and cobblestone streets. This place gives tourists a vice to feel and is relax...

    St. Peter Church

    St Peter’s Church in Riga’s tallest church. The church boasts a breathtaking view of the modern part of the old town, Bay, river and the port. The tall Gothic tower was built in the Baroque style, with the big domes and designs. The tower clock and bells had just one hand showing hours. At the church, one can enjoy art exhibitions, concerts, the ar...

    Riga Dome Cathedral or Saint Mary’s Dome Cathedral

    The cathedral is the centre place for the Archbishop of the Church as its one of the oldest sacred buildings in Latvia. In the year 1211, only the cathedral was laid, but later on, a monastery and cathedral school were built next to it. It's one of the tallest towers of the time with 140 meters in height. The building has several combine features o...

    Riga Motor Museum

    The museum houses the largest and wide array of antique motor vehicles in the Baltic. There is an exhibition at the museum that shows the story created for antique vehicles, famous people and the most historical events that happen in the automotive world. There are innumerable things to see at the museum which will draw the attention of any visitor...

    Riga Zoo

    More than 400 species of wild animals can be found in the zoo. One can visit the wild animals and enjoy an adventurous journey with these animals from all over the world which some are for more than 100 years old. There are really cute animals of different colour and shapes which are cuddly and pet of the Latvian farmstead at the zoo. Recently, an ...

    Latvian National Theatre Riga

    The Latvian National Theatre Riga is one of the main and oldest theatres in Riga. It also has strong historical importance as Latvian's independence was first proclaimed at this place. Located at the centre of Riga, and received its name upon the restoration of its independence later on. The building is a combination of style, elements of Art Nouve...

    Latvian National Opera and Ballet

    The Latvian National Opera and Ballet is the national opera of Latvia. Visitors to this opera can expect to see world-class classic opera, modern opera, children's opera-ballet performances and Latvian's original productions. More than anything else, the fan's are more excited to see their Latvian opera stars returning home and performing it at the...

    Latvian National Museum of Art

    The museum has more than 52,000 works of art by Baltic and Russian artist and sculptors. It is one of the largest art museums in Latvia and offers temporary exhibitions. Visitors can take interesting educational programmes. There are 19-20th-century Latvian art exhibitions which include the masterpieces of Janis Rozentals, Purvitis and Valters. Rec...

    Taka Spa

    It’s a hidden gem located in Riga. The moment one steps into this place, there's nothing more to expect, the only relaxation kicks in immediately. On the second floor, the couple treatment is happening which is in a much bigger room, with curtains around the massage beds preparing customers for the treatment in private. It is delightfully cosy with...

    Riga’s Art Nouveau Center

    The Rigas Art Nouveau Center is the only place that value and pays its respects of the historical heritage of Art Nouveau. It offers one into discovering the authentic environment of the movement and savouring it in an early 20th-century apartment in Riga. Its interiors were created in 1903 so that visitors could see the beauty of Art Nouveau at it...

    Nativity of Christ Cathedral

    Nativity of Christ Cathedral is the oldest and largest Orthodox Church in Riga which has withstood time and the Soviet era. It was a planetarium and restaurant, but it's restored its place to being a sacred building where religious ceremonies are being performed on a regular basis. The cathedral is a symbol of stability which can be visited by anyo...

    Riga’s Central Market

    One of Europe's largest market and notable structures from the 20th century. Taking a stroll along the market is pretty exciting for visitors from testing pickled cucumber to trying freshly smoked eel. It remains to be in the heart of Riga and gives a diverse shopping experience, lively conversation, personal touch, storytelling with the vendors. T...

    Laima Clock

    The Laima Clock is located in the centre of Riga between old town and the commercial centre. It’s a traditional meeting spot for the people of this place and there are always people standing around this clock. It was first installed in the 14th century and was seen as a sign of prosperity. The main purpose of the clock was to remind people of the t...

    National Library of Latvia

    It is monumental, modern, beautiful and perfectly functional. This is not just a library or scientific institution but hosts a wide variety of cultural and educational events. The interior design is classic with breathtaking elements of style. One can take a nice walk across the Akmens Bridge as it is located right in the centre. As for the atrium,...

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