Grizins Hotel

Address: 32 Pernavas , Riga, 1009, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Riga

Sleepless in Tartu

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Aug 30, 2014

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... of the Blackheads. No this isn’t a museum about acne, but the guild house of the medieval Blackheads merchant guild, so (somewhat racistly) named for their patron saint, St. Mauritius. But it was closed. Then I wandered to the nearby St Peter’s church, a huge gothic, red brick cathedral. I went inside to find that it was 7€ to use the lift to the tower and thought bugger that. And after all I couldn’t be bothered to pay to see inside yet ...

RIGA - LATVIA

A travel blog entry by sheppa80 on Jun 28, 2013

51 photos

... working well for the area. Latvia only gained independence in 1991 from 51 years of occupation from both the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. We found out more on this illegal occupation of their land whilst visiting the Museum of Occupation that focussed on the years when Latvia was taken over and no longer recognised as an independent state. Like the other Baltic countries, Latvia was taken over by the USSR Soviet Union in 1940, it then was able to rid itself of ...

Saunas, skiing, ships and shots on the Baltic Sea

A travel blog entry by reece_k on Mar 05, 2013

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... the sea is frozen solid either side of the shipping channel and the boat crashing through the ice makes a really cool sound, especially since there is nothing else around so it is the only sound you can hear. Although you do see the odd house or two on some of the islands and wonder how the occupants survive.
The girls were waiting for me at the harbor (which was very nice) and they had some things planned for my visit, I am still trying to work out if ...

The Pearl of the Baltic

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430 on Aug 19, 2012

21 photos

... th century Teutonic Knights of the Sword. Riga claims that the modern world’s first Christmas tree was decorated in Latvia in the early 16th century, inspired by an old German tradition. The German influence continued through the ages, well into the 20th century. When the Soviets forcibly incorporated Latvia into the Soviet Union in 1944, the effects of Russification were devastating. Today, some 45% of Latvia is Russian-speaking; in Riga ...

White white nights in Riga!

A travel blog entry by traveler_4_life on Jun 28, 2012

61 photos

... s fur. I absolutely love them and my sister as well :) At the local market you can find berries, fruits and veggies at reasonable prices. The market is at walking distance from the train station. If you're somewhere around, don't miss it! If not, then take some time and go there, I'm sure you'll find something you'd like to eat or own ;)

For a view over the city and for, as one of my friends loves to say "exclusive ...