TripAdvisor Reviews Lidosta Riga
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... the home of many of Latvia's wealthy Russian merchants. We were back at the bridge we first crossed at the beginning of the tour and turned right back into the old city. The unusual 72 metre tower of St Peters was on our left - the golden rooster at its top weighs 348 pounds and is the height of a human.
We pulled up at the place we started from and it just dawned on me that we hadn't made any stops. Maybe it's just a hop on bus? I checked with driver who said the only ...
Every single building in Riga was run down and plastered with graffiti. There was no exception. This was such a sharp contrast to Estonia which seemed much wealthier.
... we braved the rain and headed out all wrapped up like Michelin Men for the walking tour. The walking tour started off with a brief overview of the history of Latvia and our guide showed us some of the less touristy courtyards hidden around the old town. Then we headed to what was once the biggest market in Europe and is still very impressive. There are 5 large buildings each housing a different type of product such as dairy, meat, vegetables etc. There are also ...
... I found it very interesting, a bit reminiscent of the old War Museum in Ottawa, but Cathy lost interest and patience with the fact that it was actually not air-conditioned so it was hotter inside than outside, and left to do some window shopping while I finished my visit.
We set out to find the ‘House of Cats’, which featured a number of statues of cats and had a ‘story’ that the ship’s guide told us ...
Had a wander for the morning by my self. Climbed (well part stairs part lift,) the St peters spire for the fantastic view. The old town is really interesting, but don't want to do too much as we will be covering it all later with the VT meet. Also went to the Central market. You certainly can get anything here, including home made beer, siphoned into plastic bottles while you wait.
Group dinner tonite.
Other places to stay in Riga
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- Excellent Hotel
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- GOOD HOTEL - BEAUTIFUL BAR- AWFUL STAFF!!!
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1 Slokas street, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $58
20 Kipsalas St, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $71
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Raina Blvd 33, Riga | 4 star hotelfrom $91
Pulkveza Brieza 11, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $73
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K. Valdermara Iela 23, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $90
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Slokas 49, Riga | 3 star hotelfrom $52
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