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Daily Mail includes Riga on its list of world's most ''hipstery'' cities

Daily Mail includes Riga on its list of world's most ''hipstery'' cities

03.12.2014

The British newspaper ''Daily Mail'' has included Riga on its ''Hipster Guide to the World'', pointing out that Miera Street in Riga is one of the trendiest districts in the world, reports LETA.

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"Vincents", "Biblioteka No.1", "Tam labam bus augt!" top three restaurants in Latvia in 2014

"Vincents", "Biblioteka No.1", "Tam labam bus augt!" top three restaurants in Latvia in 2014

27.11.2014

For the second year in a row, an international board of judges presented a ranking of Latvia's best restaurants of 2014. The title of the best restaurant goes to "Vincents", followed by "Biblioteka No.1" and "Tam labam bus augt!", informs LETA/Nozare.lv.

Old Town, Freedom Monument and National Opera house most popular tourist sites in Riga

Old Town, Freedom Monument and National Opera house most popular tourist sites in Riga

26.11.2014

29% foreign tourists said that the most interesting tourist attractions in Riga was the Old Town, 6.3% – the Freedom Monument, 4.3% – Latvian National Opera, according to a study conducted by the Riga Tourism Development Bureau, cites LETA.


Average tourist in Riga: 36 years old male who spends EUR 74.86 a day

Average tourist in Riga: 36 years old male who spends EUR 74.86 a day

21.11.2014

The average visitor of Riga is a 36-year-old middle-income male who travels by plane and stays in Riga for two-three days in a four star hotel, and spends about EUR 74.86 a day, reports LETA, referring to the latest study by the Riga Tourism Development Bureau.

Latvia registers largest ever increase in tourist number in 2014

Latvia registers largest ever increase in tourist number in 2014

21.11.2014

Despite a reduction in the number of Russian tourists, Latvia still was able to register its largest ever increase in tourist number this year, Economy Ministry State Secretary Martins Lazdovskis said during the ''Latvian Tourism Forum 2014'' today, cites LETA.

19.11.2014

"Staro Riga 2014" attended by record 500,000 people

In 2014, the "Staro Riga" festival of light was attended by about 500,000 visitors, which is an all-time record, Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs said, cites LETA.

11.11.2014

Around 200 cultural events to be organized during Latvia's Presidency of EU Council

Around 200 cultural events will be organized during Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, as Selga Laizane, head of the Latvian Presidency's public diplomacy and culture program, said while presenting the cultural program for Latvia's presidency at the Riga Bourse Art Museum on Monday, informs LETA.

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