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See our best rates for a place to stay close to Riga Castle at the waterfront of Riga in Latvia. Cheapest deals for self catering apartments, bed and breakfast, hostels and hotels on the banks of the river Daugava with panoramic views.

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Location of Riga Castle : The Castle is located on the bank of the Daugava River in Old Riga, near the Cable Bridge or Vanšu Bridge. Riga's main train station (Centrala Stacija) and the Bus Station are situated within close distance.

Address of Riga Castle : Pils laukums 1/3, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia

Riga Hotel on the banks of River Daugava

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Riga Castle or Livonian Order Castle is home to several museums, and to offices and the residence of the President of Latvia. The castle is located on the banks of the River Daugava or Western Dvina , the most important river in Latvia.

There is a huge choice of hotels, apartments, hostels, and b&b's located on both sides of the River Daugava, in Riga's Old Town or on Kapsala Island. Hotels located directly on the waterfront offering stunning views of the river. Some accommodations boasts a swimming pool, spa or wellness centre and free WiFi.

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Riga Castle and Daugava River (bridges)

Riga Castle is a medieval castle and the official residence of the President of the Republic of Latvia in Riga. At the end of the 1340s the Livonian Order Castle was built and destroyed in 1484. The castle served as residence of Master of the Livonian Order. It was rebuilt in 1515. Later the Castle was used as a residence of Polish and Swedish officials, and then as a home for the Russian Governor General. in 1922 the Castle became the residence of the President of the Republic of Latvia.

Riga Castle is one of the central features of Old Riga and one of the most significant medieval castles in the country. It's an Unesco world Heritage site and also houses the National History Museum of Latvia.

Daugava River flows from the Valdai Hills in Russia through Belarus all the way into the Gulf of Riga in Latvia. The river has a total lenght of 1,020km or 630 miles. In Russia the river is known as the Western Dvina.

The river floats just south-west of the Old Town of Riga. The river seperates the city in to two sections; the Vecriga (Old Riga) and Pardaugava. It's a wide river with some islands on which you can take a cruise on one of the river boats from the old town pier.

The ferry terminal of Riga is located just 10-15 minutes' walk from Old Riga.

Bridges of the River Daugava in Riga

There are 5 bridges that crosses the Daugava River in Riga, Latvia.

Cable Bridge -- The Vanšu Bridge or Vanšu tilts built in 1981 has a length of 595 meters. It's a cable-stayed bridge.

Stone Bridge -- Akmens tilts is a 503 meters long bridge. Construction began in 1955.

Railway Bridge -- Dzelzcela tilts is another bridge that crosses the Daugava River and was inaugurated 1914.

Salu Island Bridge -- Salu tilts bridge, built from 1975 to 1977.

Southern Bridge -- Dienvidu tilts opened in 2008. It's the newest bridge that crosses the Daugava in Riga.

Inexpensive rooms and rentals

Islande Hotel - ( Hotel located near the Riga Castle in Riga Latvia )

Opened in March 2006, the Islande Hotel is located in the centre of Riga with a great view of the Daugava, Latvia's most important river.

Hotel Garden Palace - ( Hotel close to the castle of Riga in Latvia )

The elegant and unique 4-star Hotel Garden Palace was opened at the beginning of 2007, offering a unique location in the historical centre, comfortable rooms, entertainment and quality service.

Hanza Hotel - ( Hotel located not far from the Riga Castle in Central Riga )

Ideally located in the city centre, this is one of the newest hotels in Riga, a short walking distance from the Old Town, Central Railway Station and International Bus Station.