If you don't have a picture on your phone, can you even say you were on a trip? The most photogenic features of Riga are collected in this section with places that are definitely worthy of your "Instagram" profile.
The recently renovated Āgenskalns market awaits not only those who crave goodies from Latvian gardens and countryside, but also those who want to enjoy a lazy holiday, enjoying delicious drinks and food, and, of course, capturing this experience in unique photos.
- Nometņu iela 64
- +371 24874939
This restaurant definitely embodies the word "photogenic". And what could be better than to eat and drink deliciously, and get not only satisfaction, but also excellent photos?
- Blaumaņa iela 15
- +371 28143139
The courtyard of the museum is the first place worth seeing. Fabulously surreal, it will definitely attract the attention of not only you, but also your Instagram followers. Museum expositions, interior. as well as the roof terrace will feed not only your hunger for art, drinks and food, but also your picture gallery.
- Lāčplēša iela 101
- +371 28385748
Latvian National Museum of Art
"Grandiose" would be the only word that could somewhat describe the Latvian National Museum of Art. The works of art that mark the creative world of Latvia, as well as the historicist style that permeates the museum are definitely worth capturing in photos.
- Jaņa Rozentāla laukums 1
- +371 67324461
National Library of Latvia
The National Library of Latvia is impressive not only from the outside, but also from the inside. If you want to combine the pleasant with the useful - get to know the world of books and capture the impressive splendor that the library hides, then this is one of your must-see destinations.
- Mūkusalas iela 3
- +371 67806135
The Old Town
The charming Three Brothers houses, the sidewalk pastels of Jauniela street, the romantic Swedish gates, the impressive Dome Square and the panoramic view from the St. Peter's Church – the Insta-opportunities are endless here.
Get ready for some serious neck-craning, because the street is lined with stunning Art Nouveau wonders with ornately decorated façades.
- Alberta iela
Tallinn street courtyard
If you stroll the streets of Riga and wander where all the street art is hidden, then now you know – it’s here. Nestled in a garage complex, Tallinn street courtyard is a former emergency car depot reimagined as a creative district and has become the latest hotspot for local revellers. Prepare yourself for a riot of colours!
- Tallinas iela 10
Perched on the top floor of Galleria Riga shopping centre, this cocktail bar-café is styled in tropical modernism and has an impressive terrace. Head here in the golden hour, to pair your cocktail with a perfect sun-downer over the roofs of the downtown.
- Dzirnavu iela 67
- +371 27343393
Ask any local where to capture amazing photos of the sunset and they will point towards Andrejosta – the industrial port area is an oasis of calm. No filter will be needed!
On does not necessarily need to go to the West coast to amble on the breakwaters as Mangalsala jetty is just 20-minute drive away from the city centre. The highlight here is the stately red lighthouse at the end of the pier.