This district is located on the left bank of river Daugava and offers unique wooden architecture, the Kalnciema quarter, the Āgenskalna market and it's red brick house.

Avotu Street area

If you start from the centre, then places to visit include Aleponija bar (on the nearby Birznieka Upisa Street), Bolderaja book store-bar, Ezitis Migla cafe-bar, Beerfox craft beer shop and bar (on the nearby Stabu Street), Terapija vegan cafe (on the nearby Bruninieku Street) and Nurme craft beer bar.


A working-class neighbourhood of Riga that began to develop in the end of 19th century when several large factories were opened here.


Nice park, historical streets, wooden architecture

Miera Street area

"Peace Street” is certainly a peaceful place, however behind its serene façade hides one of Riga’s most creative areas. Step inside one of the many cafés, bars or shops to discover alternative spaces packed with local artists and other open-minded souls.

Old Town

Situated on the right bank of river Daugava it has been one of the most important cities in the Baltic Sea region for centuries. Today Old Riga covers relatively small area that used to be fortifications throughout 13th-18th century and unique historical monuments from medieval times to Renaissance, to Art-nouveau times.


Pārdaugava literally translates to “over the Daugava River”. The first bridge connecting the two riverbanks was only built in the 18th century, so this part of the city has a very different feel compared to central Riga. Pārdaugava constitutes the old, even archaic, Riga with its own architecture, traditions and people.

Riga Outskirts

Sometimes Rigans get bored with all sights of Riga and the it is the right time to visit something around Riga, which could be a small town or a fishing village.


Teika is a quiet neighbourhood in Riga which was mostly planned and built in 1920s and 30s. Built up areas consist mainly of 1-2 storey family houses but there are also five storey apartment houses, especially around Brīvības street. Teika was planned as a very modern district for those times and today is known with its Functionalist architecture.


VEF (State Electrotechnical Factory) - Latvia's biggest factory during the Soviet period and the leading producer of communications technology in the Soviet Union. VEF manufactured telephone switchboards, telephones, radio sets, etc.