Riga Old Town
Riga Old Town has historically been the commercial centre of Riga, and retains much of its charm with well-preserved buildings and features. Centred around the Town Hall Square, Riga Old Town is home to popular attractions like the House of Blackheads and the Riga Opera House — all encircled by the Daugava River.
To make sure they don’t miss out on all that Riga Old Town has to offer, guests should book themselves into a central Riga hotel near the Old Town.
History, culture and food in Riga
Riga’s Art Nouveau architecture is the legacy of the growth and prosperity that existed in Riga and the Old Town has countless churches and buildings of historical significance. In recognition of this, UNESCO has included the historic centre of Riga in its World Heritage List. Visitors can easily stroll through the area on foot, walking up St Peters Tower to get a bird’s eye view of the town and learning about Riga’s rich history at the National History Museum of Latvia.
The Old Town in Riga has a lively café culture. A wide choice of cafés, restaurants and bars serve local beers and traditional Latvian cuisine like piragi (a Latvian dumpling) and rye breads alongside international dishes.
The Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, Riga allows guests to explore the old world charm of Riga town while enjoying all the modern comforts of an upmarket hotel.
Stay at the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, Riga
The Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel, Riga is the ideal location for guests wishing to visit Riga Old Town. Located just next to Riga Old Town on the banks of the Daugava River, guests will enjoy taking in the views over Riga and the range of pampering facilities at their disposal.