List of Famous Riga Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Riga Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Riga skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Riga architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Riga are included on this list. Information about these Riga buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Riga and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing contains buildings like Latvian Academy of Sciences, Building and Latvian Academy of Sciences.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Riga?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Riga. Famous architectural houses within the city of Riga are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    Arena Riga

    Arena Riga is an indoor arena in Riga, Latvia. It is primarily used for ice hockey, basketball and concerts. Riga Arena holds a maximum of 14,500 and was completed in 2006. It was built to be used as one of the venues for the 2006 IIHF World Championship, the other being Skonto Arena. It has been home ...more

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    • City/Town: Riga, Latvia
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    Church of the Cross, Riga

    Church of the Cross is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia. The church is situated at the address 120 Ropažu Street. more

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    • City/Town: Riga, Latvia, Baltic countries, Northern Europe, Europe
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    Latvia - Bethel Home

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    • City/Town: Riga, Latvia, Baltic countries, Northern Europe, Europe
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    Latvian Academy of Sciences

    The Academy of Sciences is the official science academy of Latvia and is an association of the country's foremost scientists. The academy was founded as the Latvian SSR Academy of Sciences. It is located in Riga. The President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences is Ojārs Spārītis. more

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    • City/Town: Riga, Latvia
    • Style: Stalinist architecture
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    Latvian Academy of Sciences, Building

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    • City/Town: Latvia
    • Style: Stalinist architecture
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    Riga Radio and TV Tower

    Riga Radio and TV Tower is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Riga Buildings & Structures
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    The Riga Radio and TV Tower in Riga, Latvia is the tallest structure in the Baltic states and in the European Union. It was built between 1979 and 1989 with funding from the central government of the Soviet Union. Its highest point reaches 368 metres, which makes it the third tallest tower in Europe and ...more

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    • City/Town: Riga, Latvia
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    Rigas Sporta Pils

    Rigas Sporta Pils was an ice hockey arena in Riga, Latvia. It was built in 1970 with 4,500 permanent seats with a total capacity of 5,500 including room for 500 standing spectators. In the 1970s-1980s, it was the home arena for the renowned ice hockey club Dinamo Riga and also frequently hosted figure ...more

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    • City/Town: Latvia
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    Skonto Hall

    Skonto Hall is an arena in Riga, Latvia. It is primarily used for different exhibitions. Skonto Hall holds 6,500 people and was renovated in 2006, so that it could be used as one of the venues for the 2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. The hall also played host to the 2003 Eurovision Song ...more

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    • City/Town: Latvia
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