Although prostitution is technically legal in Latvia, the many restrictions effectively nullify it.
What is far more prevalent are scams based around prostitution.
Riga is experiencing a new Renaissance as the capital of Latvia, and many large-scale restoration projects on old buildings have made Riga one of the most attractive cities in Europe.
Most famously, Riga is home to the largest concentration of Jugendstil (German Art Nouveau) architecture in the world.
The law cannot condemn individual prostitute if she is not giving her services in a self-representing brothel or with intermediation of PIMP.
Latvia is simply not a best choice for sex tourism.Strip clubs, nightclubs and late night bars seem to be the biggest culprits often taking advantage of already inebriated patrons.Be wary of young attractive girls on Līvu Square asking you to join them for a drink in a nearby bar.Riga has become an increasingly popular destination for Europeans drawn by its old town, its historical importance, and its reputation as having one of the most sparkling nightlife scenes in Europe.Nobody will deny that Latvia has a lot of incredibly sexy girls.Strip and sex clubs are the worst places in Riga to try find sex, because most of the time you just end up getting scammed.