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Panorama Riga Observation Deck

Akademijas laukums 1 | Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 20 088 097
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"Panorama Riga" is a circular terrace - observation deck of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, offering breathtaking 360° panoramic views of Riga. The terrace is wide enough, so groups of tourists or companies of friends can feel free on the "Panorama Riga" observation deck. From the "Panorama Riga" observation deck, you can take wonderful photos with panoramic views of Riga, nothing obstructs the view, enclosures and glass reflections don’t interfere. You can watch the most beautiful sunset or have a romantic date in the height of 65 meters.
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Akademijas laukums 1 | Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 20 088 097
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have seen the same building Stalin gifted Warsaw as well, however, we went up only in Riga. It was the best way to have the majestic panorama view of this magnificent city. Since we were a group, the ticket was 4 euros. Definitely worth going...More

Thank Stejs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Soviet-era building that looks like the HQ of a Bond villain. I walked by the first time and thought it maybe housed a sketchy state-run news agency. There's no security to speak of - only a small booth when you enter to buy your...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard about this place from our tour guide, who recommended this over St. Peter's. We can fully agree, and with only 5€ you can see the whole town, definitely worth the visit.

Thank Scarlett_Explorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive architecture- monumental , strong and powerful !!! You can see it from any part of the city and what makes it interesting - the contrast with high domes of cathedrals in Old Town !!!

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

a very cool building, with a view of the southern side of Riga. The interior of the bulding is largely original, so to enjoy it to the fullest i suggest taking the stairs (at least walking down)

Thank myoape
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A great view of Riga from the 17th floor of the soviet time building, It is a good place to take photos of Riga because there are no any obstacles like safety bars or fences.

Thank Rea V
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great view of the City and the sourounding rivers. The view is easy to access given it's a 15 minute walk from the old town. Cheap enterance and a great view.

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The building looks very much like the Lomonossov University in Moscow. Classic Stalinist architecture, very interesting. The 5 Euro entrance fee are half of the fee for St. Peter, so we decided to enjoy our Riga view from here. Very nice and did not regret...More

Thank dr_peace
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Going to the 17th Floor of this,so called Stalin's weddingcake gives you a very good city view. To be recommanded.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This building is interesting. A lift takes you to the fifteenth floor and then there are a further two floors to walk up. The views over Riga are stunning.

Thank TravellerGillian
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19 April 2016|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I found information that it's open every day on web page Live Riga. But I think you should ask direct at the page Latvian Academy of Science, they have an email and they should give you real answer :-)