Grand Palace Hotel

Pils Street 12, Riga, LV 1050, Latvia | 5 star hotel
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Choral Synagogue and Rumbala Forest Memorial

A travel blog entry by marandbob

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Tloday is Saturday, July 6th. We toured the Art Nouveau section of the city and then went over to the Central Market. For lunch we went to a lovely restaurant called Twelve-Twenty and listened to folk music with performers in their native costume. That afternoon we went on a Jewish Heritage tour of Riga and visited the Old Ghetto, the …

Expenses, Tips & Tricks

A travel blog entry by ingak

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... to discover :) and prices for europeans seemed to really good. If want to stay nearby look for Regis park (3min by foot) or Mercure hotel - on the same street. May be nex time will go to Bandung in Java island, where all major brandeded factories are with outlet stores.

As I tried to have as light backpack as possibile, did not manage below 10kg on my way to Indonesia and on my way back it was ...

RIGA - LATVIA

A travel blog entry by sheppa80

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... curtain but only because Nazi Germany took it over during the start of World War II in 1941. Then finally in 1944 in the aftermath of the war when Nazi Germany retreated ,Latvia had about a week of peace before the USSR Soviet Union marched right back in to take it over again. Talk about jumping from the frypan to the fire and then back into the frypan. During all of these occupations hundreds of thousands of Latvians were murdered, jailed, which incidentally almost ...

The Pearl of the Baltic

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430

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... us for a bit of free time, which we used to shop for souvenirs (the sales clerk followed us around the entire time).

The tour took us past the Three Brothers (three houses that are connected; the white one was built in 1490 and is the oldest house in Riga) into the center of Old Town. Here, we found Dom Cathedral. It was built in 1211 on a hill when it was initially constructed, and the congregation had to walk up four stairs to enter. After the new city was built up ...

No Foto; No Smiling; No Kidding

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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... who march in that "Soviet" way that seems, to me, so scary. I am still intimidated by hearing the spoken language because it, too, sounds threatening to my ear. Even a trio of teenage girls speaking Latvian as they pass gives me the shivers. We Americans have successfully stereotyped Russians as evil. And, because everyone here sounds Russian to my ear, I am swept up in anxiety. That makes no sense whatsoever because these folks are more anti-Russian than I will ever be. ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located on Pils Street 12, Riga, is near The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, House of Blackheads, Cat House, and Latvian War Museum (Latvijas Kara muzejs).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Palace Hotel Riga

    Reviewed by tintinsansmilou

    En attendant le bonheur

    Reviewed Aug 6, 2011
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Palace Hotel Riga

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding