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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 4 days ago

Great views over Riga and about half the price of St. Peters, toilet paper doesn't seem to reach this altitude...take your own!

Thank brianwithaneye2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went up to the Observation Deck after going to the Central Market. Good view from the tall building. Recommended.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five euros to go up in the lift but worth if for the views from the top. Even on a wet and gloomy day we could see plenty. Note - the loo is on the 17th floor. Nothing at ground level.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not worth the effort. Go to the Gutenberg Hotel terrace restaurant it has the same view but you can dine and drink there.

1  Thank Th05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend very good time at this building top. The view in the evening was amazing! I recommend to visit it. Also it can be very romantic ;)

Thank DeimukasJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ' academy of science' is a typical piece of stalinist architecture and most people in Riga do not like it. However, the views from the observation deck are great. Keep in mind that there are 2 elevators going up and you have to take...More

2  Thank nielshartgers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't even know there was a panorama deck, we just saw the building and went to see it up and close. Here we found that we could pay 5€ and go up to the 17th floor and have a look at Riga from above....More

Thank BulleMin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More than observation deck. You buy the ticket at a doorman who's been sitting here since the time they built the building. He can not speak English, so he shows up on a piece of paper to navigate you to the 15th floor. Then you...More

1  Thank Jiri P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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

1  Thank Stejs
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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

2  Thank Bryan B
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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 :-)