Due to the relaxation of the restrictions applied during the state of emergency, allowing shopping centres to operate also on weekends and holidays, from 13 May Akropole shopping and entertainment centre will be open every day from 10:00 to 21:00. Maxima XXX supermarket, located at Akropole shopping centre, will also return to its normal business hours – visitors will be welcomed from 8:00 up to 23:00.
Taking care of the safety of employees and visitors, the shopping and entertainment centre continues to carefully carry out all the security measures implemented so far, as well as proactively and on its own initiative takes additional measures to limit the spread of the disease. Anticipating an increase in the number of customers, Akropole administration will closely monitor in the online systems the number of visitors being in the shopping centre at the same time. In case there are more visitors at the shopping and entertainment centre than necessary to ensure a safe distance, the entrance into Akropole will be regulated. At each entrance, hand disinfectants are placed, which are regularly refilled, in addition to standard cleaning requirements intense cleaning of contact surfaces with disinfectants is performed in addition to standard cleaning procedures, and Akropole ventilation systems are switched from circulation mode to fresh air mode, which together with air filters ensure that the air inside the shopping and entertainment centre is cleaner than the air outside.
The wide corridors of Akropole allow you to make purchases safely without difficulty keeping your distance from other visitors, and posters and information notices encourage visitors not to crowd and keep their distance. Besides, protective glass has been installed in Akropole info centre and Business Centre reception, shopping and entertainment centre recreation areas have been redesigned, ensuring a distance of 2 m between seats, as well as all employees closely monitor their health and are asked to use all the necessary protective equipment.
Even in these challenging conditions, shopping at Akropole is safe, and more than 150 shops, including the restaurants and cafes Gan Bei, Sushi Express, Costa Coffe, Lage, Manthatann and Yogoland, candy store Rūta, clothing and accessories stores CooCulte, Pietro Filipi and Superdry, customer centres of mobile operators Tele2 and LMT, as well as VX/Visionaire, Given, MTTC, Dāvanu serviss, etc., which have been reopened in May, continue to work. Everything you need can be found in one place at Akropole, so, in order to stay safe and healthy, you will not have to go to other points of sale.
Akropole is not only the newest and most modern shopping and entertainment centre in Latvia, but also the first shopping and entertainment centre which, thanks to the highest energy efficiency and sustainability standards, has received the prestigious BREEAM certificate at the designing and also at the construction stage. Akropole has also been recognized as the winner in the nomination category “The Best New Public Building” of the competition “Latvian Construction Annual Awards 2019” and has been acknowledged as the best BIM object in the show “The Best Building of the Year in Latvia 2019”. Akropole is home to the largest B+ class Business Centre in Latvia, which is connected to the shopping centre. Here, visitors will find the only Van Graaf multi-brand store in the Baltics, a Deichmann footwear store, as well as the region’s only USC and adidas Originals sporting and lifestyle goods stores. In addition, the shopping centre also contains the biggest Zara, Reserved, Oysho, Guess and KidzOne brand stores in Latvia, as well as the only River Island brand store to also offer a collection for men. This extensive range of shops is augmented by restaurants and cafés for various tastes, a spacious and elegant Maxima XXX supermarket, as well as other points of sale.