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Riga is the capital of Latvia and the largest city of the Baltic states. It covers more than 300 square kilometers and it’s the home for 700 thousand people, which is about one third of the total population of Latvia. In 2014, Riga was elected as the European Capital of Culture and in the same year the city held Championship of Amateur Choirs World Choir Games.
In Riga, we can offer you more than 240 accommodation options starting with hostels up to apartments, hotels (2-5 stars) or guesthouses. The largest offer would be found in apartments and hotels. The most popular apartments include Martas Mansards, Riga Apartment in the Heart of City or Apartment in Riga City Center. In Riga, you can also directly camp on a small island on the river Dengava. The cheapest alternative are hostels, which are spread throughout the city, you can find them right in the Old Town, but also near the train station. Accommodation in a average three-star hotel will cost you somewhere around 30 EUR/per room/per night in the high season. One of the well known hotel chains in Riga is the Radisson Blu. Among the most luxurious hotels are for example Royal Casino Spa & Hotel Resort, Garden Luxury Residence or the Dome Hotel & Spa. Among the most popular hotels we rank Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija and Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel.
Riga is located in an area where the river Daugava flows into the Baltic Sea. The climate is mild with plenty of rainfall. The coldest months are January and February, when temperatures are below zero. The coldest days may be up to -20 degrees. In summer its is usually around 15-20 degrees, during spring and autumn there is frequent rain and fog. So the best time to visit Riga would be probably summer.
During ancient times Riga was already an important port and trading center of the Vikings on their way to the Byzantine Empire. Riga was officially established in 1201 by Albert of Bremen, who used it as a base for the Crusades. Riga later became a member of the Hanseatic cities, (cities, which for several centuries dominated long-distance trade in the North and Baltic Seas). After the fall of the Hansa Riga was first a part Sweden, then Russia and in 1918 it became the capital of independent Latvia. During the 2nd World War, Riga was occupied by Germany. After the war was over it became annexed by the Soviet Union. In 1990 Riga once again became the capital of the independent Latvian state.
The international airport in Riga is located about 10 kilometers from the city center. The transportation around the city can be provided by the reliable urban transport system which is formed mostly by buses, trams and trolleybuses. Taxis are affordable, the majority of taxi drivers are very nice and are open to help tourists. Unfortunately there are always some exceptions. Another variant of transport are minibuses or so called taxi-buses which can transport about 10 people at a time. They either stop at bus stops of public transport or virtually anywhere where permitted stop. Riga is also a major port - from Stockholm in Sweden, from Kiel and Lübeck in Germany there is a ferry connection to Riga every day.
City Center, Old Riga (Vecriga), is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Major attractions include the Dom cathedral (Rīgas Doms), which is officially the largest church in the Baltic states, further the Castle (Rīgas pils) from the 14th century, which currently serves as office for the president. Interesting is also the House of Blackheads (Blackheads) the houses of three brothers (TRIS Brāļi), Cat House (Kaķu May), and also the Powder Tower, which is the last surviving part of the original fortifications. The city also has many important churches, such as St. Peter's Church, Church of St. James and St. John's Church. In a park near the Old Riga we can find the Freedom Monument, which was built for the remembrance of the year 1918 when Latvia became an independent state for the first time in history.
Riga has its football clubs Skonto FC, FS Metta-LU or JFK Olimps, a Basketball Club BK VEF Riga, Barons LMT and they have also hockey clubs Dinamo Riga and HK Riga. A marathon takes place in Riga every year. In 2006 Riga hosted the Ice Hockey World Championship.
The city is linked to many famous personalities, such as composer Richard Wagner, football player Marian Pahars, psychologist Lola Hoffmann, a Swedish politician Laila Ligita Freivalds, a dancer Mikhail Baryšnikovnebo, DJ Lethal known of the group House of Pain and the rock group Limp Bizkit.
Lauvas iela 2, Rīga
Hotel Apalenis is conveniently located in a quiet part of Riga, yet only 3 km from its beautiful Old Town. It offers accommodation with free private, monitored parking and Wi-Fi.
Brīvības gatve 199C, Rīga
The 3-star Days Hotel Riga is situated in a quiet part of Riga, a 10-minute drive of the beautiful Old Town. It offers bright rooms with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a minibar.
Ģertrūdes iela 54, Rīga
ApartHotel RigaApartment is located in the centre of Riga, a 15-minute walk from the beautiful Old Town and a 10-minute walk from the Central Railway Station. Free Wi-Fi is provided.
Grēcinieku iela 28, Rīga
Located in the historic centre of Riga, a Unesco World Heritage Site, Hotel Garden Palace offers spacious rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar and free wireless connection. Located in a building built in 1780, the Garden Palace’s rooms feature a luxurious interior décor with period furniture.
Pulkveža Brieža iela 11, Rīga
The 4-star PK Riga Hotel is located in the Art Nouveau district of Riga, a 10-minute walk from the historic Old Town. It offers an on-site SPA Center and rooms with classic interior design and free Wi-Fi.
Raiņa bulvāris 33, Rīga
Only a 5-minute walk away from Riga’s Old Town - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Opera Hotel & Spa offers 2 conference rooms, a spa area with an indoor pool and free Wi-Fi. This 4-star hotel is 200 metres from the Latvian National Opera.
Mārstaļu iela 3, Rīga
The 4-star Radi Un Draugi Hotel is situated in the heart of Riga’s Old Town, a 5-minute walk from the historic Dome Cathedral. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and refrigerator.
Doma Laukums 1, Rīga
Renovated in 2015, Hotel Gutenbergs is family-run hotel set in the centre of the Old Town of Riga, next to the Dome Square and Dome Cathedral. Located in 17th and 19th century connected buildings, guests can choose between luxurious chandeliers, high ceilings, historical engravings, paintings and antique furniture in one part of the hotel and 300-year old wooden balks, sloping floors and lower ceilings in the other.
Skārņu iela 22, Rīga
If you would like to enjoy Riga's history, you will receive the warmest welcome at the historic hotel Ekes Konvents, which occupies the house where Riga's first guest house for visitors to the city opened in 1435. Conveniently located in the heart of the Old Town, the hotel is an ideal starting point for exploring Riga and all its historic and cultural sights, as well as its entertainment opportunities.
Kaleju iela 74-15, Rīga
Old Riga Apartment Kaleju Street is a self-catering accommodation set in the Old Town of Rīga, just a 2-minute walk from the tram station. Free WiFi access is available.
Šķūņu iela 16, Rīga
Riga Downtown Apartment offers pet-friendly accommodation in Rīga. Riga Dome Cathedral is 100 metres away.
Elizabetes iela 83/85, Rīga
This 5-star boutique hotel is located 500 metres from Riga’s Old Town. It offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen cable TV and free Wi-Fi.