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Crazy stadium

Went to a basketball game (Latvia - Slovenia) and the ambience was crazy. The crowd was loud and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Namur, Belgium
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Small-ish rink but well designed

Obviously, this rink is much smaller than the usual NHL-grade arenas we have in North America... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Montreal, Canada
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Skanstes iela 21, Riga 1013, Latvia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a basketball game (Latvia - Slovenia) and the ambience was crazy. The crowd was loud and even at the arena's top we had a great vue on the game. Fortunately the home team won and we spent the last minute (and more after...More

Thank dubayromain
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Obviously, this rink is much smaller than the usual NHL-grade arenas we have in North America, being about half their seating capacity. Nevertheless, this place is very well designed. The flow of people to get in and around the arena is very fluid and seamless....More

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Small and cozy arena to watch hockey - great vibe and super inexpensive refreshments. Since its so small there likely isn't a bad seat in the house. Plenty of parking as well.

Thank Derrick A
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I visited Riga Arena last month for the Leningrad show. The ticket advertised a 19:30 start time; so I turned up comfortably at 19:20 and went straight to stand in the crowd knowing that there'd be an interval and I could grab a drink then....More

Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Good place to watch games. Capacity is about 8000 people. Usually not sold out, great atmosphere if the arena is full. Hard to find parking but it's not very far from the center

Thank Kārlis V
Reviewed 17 April 2018

attended a boxing match at this venue and it was a very good venue, the staff were very efficient with security checks and the food and drink is at a very reasonable price compared to places in the UK for example. a taxi from the...More

Thank Blairhoyle
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We seen an ice hockey game here Riga against a russian team, the tickets were so cheap. Its not to far from the old town we got a Latvian (uber) that our hostel set up for us and after the game we walked back to...More

Thank philba890
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We were in Bratislava visiting a friend who suggested we go to a hockey game. Very nice arena with all the usual amenities. we very much enjoyed out time out at the game. I would recommend the arena for concerts or any thing else. plenty...More

Thank rbciii2002
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Went to see a saturday game, Dinamo Riga vs Ufa. Place sold out, great crowd, friendly ambiance and the game was awesome. KHL has really made their league into a great product. Very reasonable ticket prices (25 Euros each for the best seats). Cheap and...More

Thank Jörgen S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Been there in 2012 to Bryan Adams concert. Liked parking place and service there. The sound in Arena also is very good.

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2 September 2017|
Response from Graham T | Reviewed this property |
Hi we where allowed to take our camera in for this event as for other events i suggest you contact the arena. Good luck