Riga for Kids

Riga caters not only to adult tourists, but is a very attentive to its little residents and guests as well. Zoo, amusement parks, and circus are just some of the attractions that kids of all ages will love.

An ordinary walk around the Old Town and adjacent parks can become a little adventure. On weekends there are a lot of fairs or street concerts and other shows there. Kids and their parents can go boating along the canals or just feed ducks at the banks. In the downtown city’s parks there are playgrounds, trampolines, inflatable bouncers and kids’ cars for rent. One of these children open-air parks is Mezhapark (Forest Park). It has zoo, amusement park, and kid’s railroad and modern playground .In addition to parks are the Circus and Puppet Theatre as well as movie theatre named Forum Cinemas.

Here are some additional kid-friendly attractions for kids:


Riga Zoo

It is the home of more than 5000 animals from all over the world. It occupies 20 hectares in park on shore of the biggest Riga’s lake. The history of Riga Zoo is 100 years. Collection of mammals is 430 species in 3000 animals plus exotic reptiles, fantastic collection of birds, Aquarium, Terrarium and Tropical house. Some animals perfom funny tricks. Kids may play with domestic farm animals. You find here many learning games, horseback and carriage riding, merry-go-round and cafeteria.



The largest wooden log building in the world on 3 different floors offers to take pleasure in the diverse Latvian kitchen meal of excellent quality and at the low prices, and also to see the gorgeous decorations, listen live to Latvian music and get fun at Amusement park. The Kids Amusement Park has 5 hectares area. There’s the largest skating rink in Baltics, child driving school, shooting, rodeo, Sky dive, bungee, Town for very small children with jumpers, hills, climbers and many other fun breathtaking attractions. It’s the loveliest place for children in Riga.


Go Planet

It is the biggest and the most modern indoor entertainment centre in the Baltics. Go Planet is 15000 m² areas of excitement, positive emotions, extreme feelings and joy of speed and surprises. It offers incredible 4D cinema with extraordinary effects, it’s only one of its kind cinema in Eastern Europe; Simulator Formula 1 with real feelings of F1 pilot, the most advanced and professional Go-Kart track in the Baltic States; Terrific attractions such as Falling from the 17 m high tower, Multi-level laser labyrinth-maze, Virtual world of Simulators and Videogames, Pools, Snooker and Russian billiard.

Your kids will never go bored with what Riga has to offer to them.