Lattelecom - leading telecommunication provider in Latvia has opened more than 2000 free Wi-Fi points (see the map at www.wifi.lv), but special incentive is started in largest public parks of Riga. Here you can find Wi-Fi benches with free Wi-Fi zone around them and free electricity plugs to recharge your mobile devices.
If you visit Riga in a week around 18th November -Latvia's National Independence Day, you will see city in wonderful lights. Buildings, parks, bridges - illuminated in amazing ways and colours make you feel like in a wonderland. You find here suggested walking tours for best experience. On 18th November enjoy grand fireworks on the riverside.
Riga is considered to be one of those places where the first Christmas tree was decorated in 1510. Due to this historical fact a beautiful annual event has been initiated in Riga. Every year from mid December to mid January various artists create art objects reflecting a Christmas tree which are exhibited all around the city and form a unique Christmas tree path. In 2013 there were about 70 objects included in the path, to find them all download a map at www.eglufestivals.lv.
Every year on Saturday night around May 18 museums and attractions in Riga open their doors for visitors. During this night it is possible to see places that traditionally are closed to public. Special performances and happenings are held on squares and other public places. Timetable and program check here.
Do you know where you can find the most amazing views over Riga city's roofs? With no doubts it is Skyline bar located on the 26th floor of Radisson Blu Hotel. On weekdays from 17:00-19:00 - Happy Hour.
Riga’s Central market is an evidence of ingenuity of the human mind.
Although Riga is more than 800 hundred years old and is proud with well kept medieval Old town, it is world famous wih its Art Nouveau heritage.
What would you be doing now, if you were a Latvian? You might be playing beach volley in the white sand, or sipping a beer and talking about the unsolved mysteries of the world. Or you might be taking a walk in the magical forests of Latvia or riding a bike through the nicest suburbs of Riga. Check it with TraveJam and experience yet another amazing day in your life.