If you like modern art, don’t forget to make a walk to Andrejsala district. There are several excellent artist workshops in this part of the city. In summer, young artists hang their works right on the walls of abandoned buildings. The silent old quarter is a fantastic destination for photographers as they will be able to find many wonderful industrial landscapes there, and hordes of other tourists won’t spoil their pictures.
Informal youth likes to gather on picturesque Miera ielas Republika . This street is located quite away from the noisy city center and close to Dailes Theater. Miera ielas Republika has everything a non-mainstream person could ever wish for. Vintage shops, interesting art workshops, restaurant with creative design, and excellent vegetarian cafes – you will find all these and much more on the small street.
Simply no vacation in charming Riga is possible without trying local delicacies. If you want to indulge yourself in this pleasant pastime, don’t forget to visit a fair trade in Berga Bazars neighborhood. Fairs trades take place every two weeks all year round, and local farmers arrive in order to offer their best locally sourced products. This is the place where visitors can try local organic dairy products cooked in accordance with old recipes, real homemade wine, meat delicacies and many other organic products of the highest quality.