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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
From EUR40.00
 
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

More Transportation in Riga Region

Cosy trams

Just 0,40 LVL and you can go from the Centre to another Riga's district.The map with trams routs is in every trams first wagon.You can buy ticket inside of the first tram's vagon. It will cost 0,50...
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LanaFromRiga
Apr 04, 2011

Eurolines bus to Vilnius

Longer haul bus tickets are sold at the Eurolines office although I think I saw a few people buying on the bus. It's probably best to reserve ahead in the summer months if you can.The fare from Riga...
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Dabs
Feb 17, 2011

Tickets

Just 0,20 LVL and you can go from the Centre to another Riga's district.The map with trams routs is in every trams first wagon. You can buy ticket inside each tram's vagon. Tickets sells special...
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vairab
Aug 10, 2006

Riga to Jurmala by train

We went to buy traintickets from Riga to Jurmala (nice old town by beach less than 40km away)and asked to return tickets.When they said that the price was 1,10lati,we tought that they are giving only...
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Turska
Jul 26, 2006

Local bus

Buses are VERY cheap,and quite new(at least that ones,that we went now.Two years ago those where quite old).We went to Riga Motormuseum by bus.It cost´s 0,20 lati!People were so helpful-at the end,the...
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Turska
Jul 26, 2006

How to use public transport

There are 4 public transports in Riga: trams, trolleybusses, busses and minibusses. Ticket's price in trams, trolleybusses and busses is 0,20LVL (0,14EUR). Mostly in all this transports is special...
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LanaFromRiga
Mar 31, 2006
 
 
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Direct flights

Direct flights to the Riga International Airport are available from: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Cologne, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, London,...
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vairab
Mar 18, 2006

Riga Central Railway Terminal...

Riga Central Railway Terminal (RCRT) was recently opened after a substantial renovation carried out by a Norwegian company 'Linstow Varner'. Previously Riga Terminal looked very much like other...
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vairab
Jul 24, 2005

Riga Airport

Riga Airport is the only airport around the capital of Latvia. It is distanced 13 km away from Downtown and 10 km away from Jurmala. Every 25 minutes a public express bus No 22a drops off the airport...
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Fen
Dec 08, 2004

Ships

The television torn is one of the highest in Eastern Europe. The better view of the Television torn is from the ship. You can have 1 hour excursion by ship. There are many ships in the coast of...
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LanaFromRiga
Aug 10, 2004

Traveling around Riga

Although I'm sure there are some perfectly good reasons why one might take public transportation in Riga, I found that I enjoyed walking around looking at the architecture and parks and found no need...
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Dabs
Jul 01, 2004

Buses for daytrips

We used buses to get to Sigulda and Rundale Palace (via Bauska). The central bus station has boards with schedules listing the time of departure and time of arrival. Make sure you are not getting on a...
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Dabs
Jun 27, 2004

From the airport

Normally we try to use public transportation but we were coming in late so we arranged through our hotel for a taxi (I think it was actually staff of the hotel) for 8 lv. It was nice after a long day...
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Dabs
Jun 06, 2004

Taxi's in Riga

Taxis can be hailed on the street or prebooked by telephone. Riga Taxi (tel: 800 1313, toll free) and Bona (tel: 800 5050, toll free) are both reputable companies. Whenever possible, visitors should...
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Fen
Nov 15, 2003

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Top Things to Do in Riga Region

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Old Town

The Old City of Riga has a collection of small squares, each worthy a visit in its own right. One of, if not, the oldest of these squares is the cobbled Town Hall Square (Rātslaukums). This has been...
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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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Freedom Monument

While it is not the largest monument in Riga (the Soviet Victory Monument takes that honour, by a long shot), the modernist Freedom Monument, dominating the view as you head east along Brivibas iela...
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Central Market

One of the things I most enjoy doing in any place I am is visiting as many local markets as I can fit in. In Riga I managed to get to two – Central Market and the much smaller though no less...
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Art Nouveau Buildings

In various others of my Riga reviews I have referred to, or drawn the reader's attention to, examples of Art Nouveau in the Old City and, to a letter degree, in the Moscow District. Nice as those are,...
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St Peters Church

The thing that amazed me most about St Peter’s (Pēterbaznīca) was how old the church looked. This was particularly true when I came around from the rear of the building and was confronted by the...
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Top 5 Riga Region Writers

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Dabs

"Riga-a well kept secret"
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LanaFromRiga

"Riga is a small Paris"
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in4ik

"My Home Town"
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ginte

"Riga"
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Fen

"Riga"
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