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"Riga is one of the monsters of Soviet world who is confidently walking into future as a proud European member."travel-monkey.com
"Riga is a great city with beautiful architecture, both old and also more modern - Art Nouveau."wearefromlatvia.com
"Riga (see itineraries) is rich of it, from the wars, traditions, Latvia (see itineraries) has many historical events that are fascinating to learn."urvistraveljournal.com
"Riga is famous for Art Nouveau architecture and it is visible throughout the old town and surrounding neighborhood."theworldpursuit.com
"Riga is one of the best places to enjoy some sushi!"girlgoesto.com
"Riga is one of the beautiful places which has plenty of lovely places to explore."adventurousmiriam.com

Middle Latvia

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Riga at a glance

Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Culture
Nature
Food
Architecture
Art
Cheap
River

743,000

Population

3-4 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Riga

Airports:

Riga International Airport (RIX)

About Riga

At the city Riga (visit Riga itineraries)in the country Latvia live 742,572 inhabitants. Furthermore, it is located next to a lake. It contains a lot of unique culture. Furthermore, the capital of Latvia is Riga (visit Riga itineraries). Clubs , bars and much more are waiting for you in the night! Furthermore, it is known for historic locations. This city is in center Latvia. Furthermore, there is a lot of nature in Riga (visit Riga itineraries).

Things to do

With the holiday season right upon us, a lot of people are taking the opportunity to go on vacations and trips to enjoy the holiday season with their families, friends, loved one and in some cases alone. One of the best places to visit in this season is Riga (more about Riga itineraries) in Latvia. Here are the top 7 things to do in Riga (more about Riga itineraries), Latvia (Latvia in detail): ...

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6. Enjoy the Colours of Central Market:

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2. Gauja National Park: a solo none driving guide to visiting Krimulda, Sigulda, and Turaida Riga is the capital of Latvia, the center of the three Baltic States in Europe. It might seem like an off-beat choice, but there are plenty of things to do in Riga and ..

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Old Town

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A city that offers visitors both rich culture and history as well as modern chic vibes, I believe that Riga is one of the hottest tourist destinations for a city break at the moment. Riga (visit Riga itineraries) was one of those locations that we chose to visit on a whim simply because there were cheap flights available and ..

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Visiting a Baltic state in the dead of winter might seem a bit questionable. Can anyone say cold toes?! But if you’re looking for somewhere wonderfully festive to browse Christmas markets, build snowmen and get a bit too merry on mulled wine then you need to book yourself a winter weekend in Riga (plan Riga itineraries) ASAP! Before you ...

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Eat & drink

Disclaimer: Many calories were consumed, and many pounds were gained in the making of this post. Are you visiting Riga and wonderingwhere to eat? Well, you are in the right place. I have become well acquainted with Riga. I've visited a couple of times, and I always discover new and ..

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What Traditional Latvian Foods to eat in Riga

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The Baltic states are cheap, and if it's not expensive... Ridiculously cheap food and delicious. The small restaurant/tavern is quite nice but it seems a little bit stuffed with furniture. The music is -in my opinion- too loud, but once you get presented with the menu, there are other things to concentrate your senses ...

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Nice bars and restaurants in Riga

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There’s no better place to enjoy outdoor time in Riga, than a leisurely amble through Bastejkalna Park where the Freedom Monument is located. This park hosts a number of concerts and events throughout the year and is a really pleasant green oasis in the heart of Riga (plan Riga itineraries) city. There are a number of statues and ..

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Arrived in Riga, Latvia from Tallinn, Estonia by bus for 18 euros. Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia (Estonia in detail) known for its strong national identity, diverse culture, modern cities and landscapes ranging from wide beaches to dense, sprawling forests. The easiest way from Riga airport to Riga (plan Riga itineraries) ...

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Worth to visit

Absolutely! As you’ll find in my guide, Riga (plan Riga itineraries) is a city that has something for everyone. There are unique museums, historic sites, lovely old art nouveau and some modern architecture, and delicious natural local cuisine. ...

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Why Visit Riga?

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A lot of museums are free with the Riga (more about Riga) card, so if you plan to see a lot of museums and sights it’s worth getting the Riga card at 25 euros. ...

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General

Of course, my inability to describe this Baltic city more thoroughly might have something to do with the fact that I only spent an embarrassingly short two nights and two and a half days in Riga. But alas, I shall write about the experiences I did have in those short 60 hours, simple experiences that once again, led ...

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Riga (plan Riga itineraries) is ranked as one of the most popular tourist destination of all times, but why is Riga (Riga itineraries) a must-go destination? It is one of the oldest castles in Europe, situated in the medieval town of Riga this castle will most certainly take you back to the days of Kings and ..

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My very first impression of Riga was that I found it a bit disappointing compared to Tallinn (Tallinn itineraries). The capital of Estonia is simply much more beautiful, let’s be real. But I just needed to get used to Riga, and on Day 2, I enjoyed the city much more. ...

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I would recommend staying in the charming old town. The are a multitude of accommodation options from luxury hotels to cheap hostels ...

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Itinerary

Wondering what to do for a weekend in Riga Latvia? Well this Riga weekend guide contains helpful information on the best things to do in Riga (more about Riga), where to find art nouveau buildings, House of the Blackheads, three brothers, and where to stay for your very first trip to Riga. If you’re spending a weekend in Riga, this ...

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Any Baltic road trip itinerary should include the main cities of Riga, Kaunas, Vilnius (more about Vilnius itineraries) and Tallinn but we’ve included some optional stops that we loved and would recommend if you have some extra days. ...

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As it’s on the northern Baltic coast, Riga isn’t the kind of destination which is ideal year-round. If anything, June is the busiest time of year for Riga and by July and August the crowds have already started to ease off. But, if you want to visit Riga (visit Riga itineraries) at other times of the year then that is certainly still possible.

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The Perfect 2-Day Riga Itinerary

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This is another unique Riga (more about Riga) viewpoint to be honest. It’s definitely the least spectacular in terms of the 4 viewpoints in Riga I have noted in this post but I think it’s worth visiting because the library itself is one of the good places to visit inn Riga! ...

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Costs

In Riga, if you will be commuting to work each day, then it is wiser to buy a month pass. We don’t have the city divided in zones. If you need to go 2 stops or if you need to go 22 stops, the price will still be the same. ...

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Riga (plan Riga itineraries) International Airport is not too far from the city you can reach it with many international airlines fly, including Transavia France, KLM, Norwegian, Czech Airlines, Air Malta and others. ...

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Accommodation

Travelling with kids means hotels are almost always out of the question since we have to book family rooms which can be way over our budget. So, as we do on most of our travels, we booked an apartment ...

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Summary: Hotel review of a stay at Primo Hotel in Riga, Latvia, including, photos, prices, location, breakfast, room, reception, our take, and more. I visited Riga, Latvia for my first time in the middle of October, 2013. The first two nights had me at Primo Hotel, a charming boutique establishment located right ...

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Home to a third of Latvia’s population, Riga was founded in 1201 and is now home to the world’s largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings. The Daugava River flows through Riga and empties into the Baltic Sea at the Gulf of Riga. The Medieval architecture in Old Town Vecriga and ..

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Wellton Riverside Spa Hotel

Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta

Aparthotel Autosole

Airport Hotel Mara

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. and you want a hotel that is stylish, central and doesn’t break the bank then I think that the Park Inn by Radisson Residence may be the one for you. Arriving in Riga airport we checked out many guides on our phones for the best way to get into the city centre that didn’t involve paying a fortune for a taxi and ..

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