Riga is a relatively safe city when compared to other cities in Europe. As with all big cities you must be aware of your surroundings. Pick pocketing is common within the tourist areas of Riga, specifically in the central market and between the bus station tunnel and the Old Town, along Valnu Street.
Is it safe to travel to Riga?
Riga is generally safe to travel to, and petty crime is relatively low although it exists. Riga is filled with reckless drivers and some roads are very unsafe. As for terrorist and political-related risks, Riga is very safe.
Is Riga Latvia worth visiting?
The largest and liveliest of the Baltic capitals – Riga makes for a fantastic, action-packed getaway. From its wonderful architecture, modern art centres, experimental restaurants to its buzzing nightlife – there are many reasons why Riga is well worth visiting. And its great value for money, too.
How much is a taxi from Riga airport to city?
The trip by taxi Riga Airport to Old Town or pre-booked transfer Riga Airport is really fast – it takes around 13 minutes. The trip will cost a minimum of EUR 23 for an Economy-class car (from EUR 34 for a minibus).
Which is better to visit Tallinn or Riga?
Riga is by far the largest of the three cities – it is a slightly imposing, cosmopolitan city that has much more to offer than its toursity old town. Tallinn is much smaller and compact (especially the old town). Tallinn is by far the most “charming” of the three but perhaps also the most touristy.
Who published world happiness?
the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network The World Happiness Report 2021, issued by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, focuses on the effects of Covid-19 and how people all over the world have fared. It ranks the worlds 149 countries on “how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be”.