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Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town
"The most enchanting part of Riga is the Old Town. The buildings and the history surrounding them creates a fascinating and whimsical picture of Riga’s past. This area also offers all of the amenities that you could possibly need: bars night-clubs restaurants hotels museums and most importantly a great atmosphere.Our professional and certified tour guides will walk you through Riga.Old town of Riga is a beautiful place and we would like to tell you a little bit more about it on our famous Riga old town walking tour through:Town Hall Square Blackhead house St. Peter's Church Dome Square 15-18 century complex of dwelling ho
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Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
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Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
From EUR40.00

Daugava River Tips (26)

River Daugava bank

It is worth to see, just walk near the Daugava river bank and watch how big that river is, how nice bridges around, modern buildings. Especially I liked architecture of bridges - Vansu bridge, Akmens...
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Raimix
Feb 25, 2011

New Town: Shroud Bridge

Possibly the most impressive of Riga's bridges, and certainly one with the best views, it was originally built in 1981, during Soviet times, and named Gorky Bridge, after Maxim Gorky the Soviet...
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antistar
Mar 15, 2010

Daugava River

The Daugava river floats just south-west of the Old Town of Riga. The river is 1020 km long and the origin of the river is in the Valdaj Mountains in Russia. The Daugava is roughly 700 meters wide in...
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georeiser
Dec 29, 2009

Daugava

The river that floats through Riga is called Daugava. The origin of Daugava is in the Valdaj Mountains (in Russia) and the mouth is in the Golf of Riga. The river is 1020 km long. In Latvia there are...
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MalenaN
Jan 18, 2009

Dienvidu Tilts

Dienvidu Tilts (South Bridge) is the most expensive project in Riga for years. It connect Ķengarags neighbourhood with Pārdaugava, more particularly to Ziepniekkalns.The cost of the Bridge was more...
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Acirfa
Apr 30, 2008

The Daugava river

The Daugava or Western Dvina is a river rising in the Valdai Hills, Russia, flowing through Russia, Belarus, and Latvia, draining into the Gulf of Riga in Latvia, an arm of the Baltic Sea. The total...
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Vanity666
Aug 07, 2007

River boats

The River Daugava is quite wide and has even some islands. Took a cruise on one of the river boats by the old town peer. The boat went just up to the TV tower and back and it took about a couple of...
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Zirpsis
Dec 10, 2006

The West Bank of the River Daugava

Don't miss a walk over to the West Bank of the River Daugava, If for no other reason than to get the views back over the river to The Old City of Riga. We left The Old City and crossed over the...
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into-thin-air
Nov 10, 2006

Daugava River

The Daugava is the river which flows through Riga, and splits Vecriga from Kliversala. In winter it is usually frozen, and the ice apparently thick enough for people to walk on and also to drill holes...
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morgenhund
Nov 04, 2005

Wolrds greatest Sailing ships in Riga

Well boys and girls! Now I can proudly inform that this year during August 10th to 13th here in Riga will be Cutty Shark Tall Ships Races!!!! Hurrey!!!! Unfortunately our city council didn’t managed...
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ExVoto
Mar 11, 2003

Akmens Tilts – Stone Bridge

This bridge connects touristy old Riga with the reality of the town’s western part. Although showing some neoclassical elements, it was just finished in 1957.
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Airpunk
Aug 04, 2007

River of Ice

In winter, brave the minus 20 temps to cross the huge river on foot.Don't be scared, the ice is over a metre thick.
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boltonian
Jun 23, 2007
 
 
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St Saviours Church

St Saviour's Anglican church was built specifically to meet the needs of the British traders who were based in the city in the 19th century. I'd assumed it was much older than its construction date of...
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Museum of Natural History

The Natural History Museum have got permanent exhibitions on four floors. There are no signs in English , but at the entrance you will get a map of the museum in English. 2nd floor: There is a geology...
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House of Blackheads

Without doubt the colourful House of Blackheads, a Gothic building with a Dutch Renaissance façade, is the greatest crowd puller and most photographed building in Riga. The current reincarnation of...
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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Thankfully most of us have not lived in situations where we have been oppressed for most of our lives. We have not had our freedom taken away by tyrannical regimes, been incarcerated or exiled for...
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National Theater

What is now the National Theatre of Latvia opened in 1902 as the Riga City 2nd Theatre, the city’s second Russian language theatre. On 18 November 1918 the declaration of Latvia’s independence from...
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Sun Museum

My visit to the Sun Museum was on the advise of the proprietor of the Hostel in which I was staying...so I decided to go along and see what it was like...I must confess although only a small museum...
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