New York is not the only city in the world known as ‘the city that never sleeps’, Riga has the same reputation because of its lively nightlife. The evening usually starts at about 8pm as the bars and cafes fill up with happy people ready to have some fun with their friends. The party lasts well into the night as people move to the many clubs that are buzzing with life.
Clubbing in the Old TownClubbing enthusiasts are well catered for in this lively city, with a wide selection of clubs playing Latvian and internationally recognized music. At daytime, the Old Town is a nice place to stroll around, looking at charming houses, taking in the historic atmosphere. At nighttime on the other hand, the neighborhood is full of activity, and many of the city’s music venues, cafes, bars and clubs can be found there. Several of the venues entertain guests with live music throughout the night and the area fills up with people drinking, eating and socializing.
Diversity in RigaTasty cocktails are widely available, but guests may also enjoy sampling a Latvian beer, which is popular with locals. Even though there are tons of nightclubs to choose from, Riga also has a wide selection of more unique hubs. Visit the Black Magic Bar, which takes place in an old pharmacy, offering lovely pastries and coffee, as well as strong and spicy Riga Balsams in wonderful surroundings. For an active evening of games, such as foosball and darts, The Armory Bar is definitely worth a visit. This man cave-like bar has a good selection of liquors and whiskey.
To be close to all the action, visitors looking for high-end accommodation don’t have to go far. With sumptuous surroundings, a hotel bar and restaurant and an on-site fitness suite, spa and beauty salon, the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel in Riga has everything you may need, all under the same roof. Located in the city center by the Daugava River, the hotel is near the major entertainment and shopping districts as well as the charming Old Town.