Riga Alternative City Guide

Latvia, Riga Guide (B): Riga Alternative City Guide

A guide to Riga for those seeking the alternative, unusual and cool things to do in this beautiful city. Riga, capital of Latvia, has a lot to offer to tourists, and quite a lot has already been written about that. So I won’t repeat it all here. Instead, I’d like to share some of the less touristy and more alternative sides of Riga that I had a chance to explore during my stay there.

Here’s my guide to the more unusual things to do in Riga – the hip, the creative and even the quirky.

For a convenient stay in Riga, you want a place located at the Old Town or at the modern part of Riga close to the Old Town. As the city is quite walkable, you’ll make the most out of your visit by staying in those areas.

Old City Boutique Hotel is at a very central location and close to everything. It’s a modern hotel with a vintage feel.

This hotel offers a contemporary design and good value for money, right in the centre of Riga’s Old Town.

If you want to stay outside the Old Town, the Elizabeth Street is both central and beautiful. The Old Town as well as the Central Station are within walking distance. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Riga Alternative City Guide
Guide Location: Latvia » Riga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Old City Boutique Hotel   Rixwell Centra Hotel   Hotel Bergs   Kanepes Cultural Centre   Mr Page Bookshop   World of Hat Museum   Tea shop Illuseum   Taka   Lokal House   Spikeri Creative District   Kalnciema Quarter  
Author: Tal Hayoun
Read it on author's website: http://brightnomad.net/riga-alternative-city-guide/

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