Arena Riga will host the Group Phase of FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.
Address: Skanstes Street 21, Riga, LV 1013, Latvia
More than 800 years old, Riga is the capital of Latvia and with 640,000 inhabitants it is also the largest city in the Baltics. Each century has left its marks upon the architecture in the Old Town and City Center. The capital of Latvia is a place where cultural heritage co-exists with the quick pace of modern living. The architecture of Riga is beautiful and diverse. It has the heritage of 800-year-old Gothic churches alongside medieval buildings in the Old Town, exquisite Art Nouveau, and century-old wooden buildings that make Riga a true pearl of architecture. Riga offers dynamic cultural life with the Latvian National Opera bringing together world-renowned performers; concert halls regularly offer classic and popular music concerts, whilst exhibition halls present works of world renowned classical and contemporary artists. The cultural life of Riga is generous in various manifestations. Visit restaurants that offer fusion cuisine, where one can taste Latvian traditional meals as well as original meals offering an astonishing combination of tastes that take you on an exciting gastronomic journey. The Old Town is cut out for leisurely shopping - little shops offering souvenirs, art galleries are settled in the narrow streets of the Old Town and shopping centers offer items both of foreign and local brands.