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Riga 2014 (Latvia, Europe)

Riga (Latvia, Europe)
June 20-21, 2014. Two travelers, 2 days trip

June 20th Friday, 2014

  • Traveled by train: 08:06 am from ‘Kaunas Train Station’ —–> 09:23 am to ‘Vilnius Train Station’ [EUR 8 x 1 pers.]
  • Traveled by bus: 10:00 am from ‘Vilnius Bus Station’ —–> 14:35 pm to ‘Riga Bus Station’. I traveled with “SimpleExpres’ bus [EUR 23 x 1 pers.]
  • Traveled on foot – visited objects:
  • ‘Riga Central Market’
  • ‘St. Peter’s Church’
  • River Dauguva
  • ‘Rigas Doms ‘
  • ‘Riga Castle, Presidential residence & national museum’
  • ‘Riga Congress ‘
  • ‘Riga Nativity of Christ Cathedral’ – headgear is required to go inside
  • ‘Radison Blue Hotel’ panorama. I get to the hotel cafe on the 26th floor to see the city panorama. I’ll tell you a secret – in the women’s toilet,
    nice panorama, plus free
  • ‘Brivibas Bulvaris’
  • ‘Freedom Monument’
  • ‘Bastejkalna Parks’
  • ‘Animal statue with pig dog cat and hen in Riga Latvia’
  • ‘Latvian National Opera’
  • Dinner: at ‘Sia Rigas Terase”. Live music, cozy place, city view
  • Accomodation: I stayed in ‘Teddy Bear hostel’, Riga. Economy-type accommodation in the city center

June 21th Saturday, 2014

  • Traveled by metro: 09:30 am from {Laukums Iela} stop 11 nr. marked tram —–> 10:00 am I arrived at the {Mežapers} stop near the Riga Zoo [EUR 0.60 x 1 pers.]
  • Traveled on foot: 2h 30min I spend at the ‘Riga Zoo’. Nice, clean, not small zoo garden  [EUR 4 x 1 pers.]
  • Traveled by metro: 12:30 pm from ‘Riga Zoo’ {Mežapers} stop—–> 1:00 pm to {Laukums Iela} stop [EUR 0,60 x 1 pers.]. Time spend in Riga Old Town
  • Traveled by bus: 2:35 pm from ‘Riga Bus Station’ —–> 7:05 pm to ‘Vilnius Bus Station’. I traveled with “SimpleExpres’ bus [EUR 23 x 1 pers.]
  • Traveled by train: 8:00 pm from ‘Vilnius Train Sation’ —–> 9:15 pm to ‘Kaunas Train Station’  [EUR 8 x 1 pers.]

My Travel Costs:

  • Bus ‘SimpleExpres’ tickets = EUR 46 x 1 pers. (Vilnius – Riga – Vilnius)
  • Train tickets = EUR 16 x 1 pers.  (Kaunas – Vilnius – Kaunas)
  • Accommodation = EUR 22 x 1 pers., / 1 night
  • Tramway tickets = EUR 1,20 x 1 pers. (Riga City Centre – Riga Zoo – Riga City Centre)
  • Zoo Garden ticket = EUR 4 x 1 pers.

Tatal = EUR 90,40

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