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#1Ride in the first electric tram in RigaRide in the first electric tramAnna Tet

Taking the retro tram you can see the historic area of Riga for one hour and get to the city zoo.

#2Climb the highest tower in RigaClimb the highest towerAnna Tet

A few-minute ride in a lift, and here you are, admire Riga in full view from the highest point of the city.

€11St. Peter's Church
#3Try Riga black in RigaTry Riga blackklia balo

Liquor with bitter and sweet flavour is added to coffee, cocktails or taken as medicine. You can try it in any bar or just buy in a supermarket.

#4Take an excursion with a local in RigaTake an excursion with a localHarper Fuller

Your guide is waiting for you daily at 12:00 at the St.Peter's Church. You'll recognize him by a yellow suitcase.

FREESt. Peter's Church
#5Take a walk in Spikeri creative district in RigaTake a walk in Spikeri creative districtAnna Tet

You can spend here all day long: visit a flea market, watch a movie or do yoga.

FREESpikeri quarter
#6Try codfish pudding in RigaTry codfish puddingJoe Guardino

Traditional Latvian casserole is prepared from codfish, rye bread and fried onion. It is served in any cafe of Riga.

#7Try Riga sprats in RigaTry Riga spratsHarper Fuller

Fished out in the Baltic Sea, sprats are smoked and canned with spices and oil. You can buy them in any supermarket.

#8Try smoked lamprey in RigaTry smoked lampreyRian Clark

River fish that has got no scale, no bones, no fin. And by the way, the Latvians find the national cuisine delight more delicious than smoked eel.

€4Riga central market
#9Listen to organ music in RigaListen to organ musicAnna Tet

You can come to organ music concert every day from 12:00 till 19:00. Tickets are available at the cathedral box office from 10 till 17 on weekdays.

€10Riga Cathedral
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