Miera street was always a unique one amongst the others. A bit hidden and away from major city center attractions it managed to save many unharmed spots over time.
For example, the presence of the legendary Latvian chocolate factory Laima marks it out from the crowd, when the aroma of chocolate flows through the streets. Another thing, Miera street is the place where Riga was literally born because of the maternity house located here.
For some years now Miera street has become more famous because of the creative quarter forming here. Named – The Republic of Miera Street – the name is getting bigger and bigger as days go by here in Riga.
You can just dive into this neighborhood where positive energy is flowing out of every paving-stone and forget about keeping track of time while visiting the essence of the Republic – Mierā (fantastic cakes), DADcafe (art and music gallery), Buteljons (design from upcycled glass), Illuseum (teahouse), Taka (bar) etc.
It’s a very special place for me as I often remember my walks along the street to visit my wife and newborn son before they could come home from the maternity house. Sweet memories and I still like to visit the street and the peaceful republic.