Day 1 - 5 Apr 2019
Content: We started out journey with 13 hrs LOT flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Riga International Airport. Flight was comfortable. The airport terminal was clean and there were many shops around. But, the security service needs to be improved. We took a rental car.
Content: We checked in Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel. The location of the hotel is perfect. Staff was welcoming and friendly. The rooms were clean and all the basic necessities were available in the room.
Content: For dinner we visited to Lido Dzirnavas restaurant. The sitting arrangement of the restaurant was canteen style. The place is self service and the food was having authentic Latvian taste. After dinner we returned back to our hotel.
Day 2 - 6 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with tasty breakfast and headed towards Kronvalda Park. The park is serene located near the canal. There are wonderful fountains in the garden. Also, the park is surrounded by trees. We were able to feed the ducks.
Content: Bastion Hill is a wonderful park, with calm and peaceful atmosphere. There were benches available for sitting. The park was surrounded by lovely mountains. The canal is present nearby the park and the boating facilities are also available in the park.
Content: Powder Tower is a amazing place. Inside the tower there is presence of the museum. The museum consist history about the war. The exhibitions inside were stunning. We learned history of the place and experience was fantastic and we clicked many pictures there.
Content: Latvian National Theatre is constructed in Eclectic style. The architecture of the place is glorious and the place has interesting history. There are many shows which take place in the theater. The staff was not much friendly.
Content: Latvian National Museum of Art is a exquisite art museum. The place is filled with beautiful exhibhitions. We got knowledge about the incredible history. The decor inside the museum was magnificent.
Content: Art Nouveau building is located on the Alberta streets.The place is filled with immense architecture. The surrounding area has markets and shops. The guide explained as well about the history of the part.
Content: The Freedom Monument is dedicated to the soldiers who were killed during the Latvian war of independence. The surrounding area contains a serene park and benches for sitting. The history of the place is great. The place is worth visiting.
Content: Latvian National Opera has great architecture. The staff was nice. We spent our time there by enjoying the ballet show. The show was interesting. Also the stage had wonderful design.
Content: Riga Cathedral is also known as cathedral church of Saint Mary. The cathedral is well maintained and the decoration inside the church was incredible. The cloisters were beautiful. The history of the place was amazing.
Content: St. Peter's Church is devoted to Saint Peter. The church is constructed Brick Gothic style. Also, there were exhibition in the church. We took elevator and visited the clock tower and the view from the clock tower was spectacular.
Content: The architecture of the building is marvelous. Inside the building the paintings were amazing. Many concerts and events are carried out in this building. The place also explains about the history of Riga.
Content: The Swedish Gate is the part of the old town walls. The place has unique history and is a touristy spot. The gate is surrounded by many buildings and restaurants.
Content: St. Jacob Catholic Cathedral of Riga is dedicated to Saint James the Greater. The church is serene. Inside the church there is a wonderful altar. Painting inside the church are lovely. The architecture of the church is incredible.
Content: Riga Castle is located on the banks of River Daugava. The castle is simply beautiful, but the entry inside the castle is not allowed. The security guards were friendly and we took pictures with them. The view around the castle was panaromic.
Content: Ethnographic Open Air Museum is a open-air museum. There we learned about the lifestyles of the people in the ancient times. While exploring the place we saw windmills, farmhouses, cellars, parks and many other places. The views from the park were simply great. We had a great time exploring and learning about the place.
Content: For dinner we stopped by Gan bei city restaurant. The place has a outdoor seating. The staff was nice. Service was nice. We ordered Nan and panner masala and sushi the food was delectable. Flavors were amazing. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 3 - 7 Apr 2019
Content: Started our day with delightful breakfast and left hotel. We took 2 hr 30 mins ride to Beach in Parnu. The beach was lively and clean.The water of the sea was facile. We enjoyed walking on beach and also had fun swimming there.
Content: St.Katherine Orthodox Church was named after the ruler Catherine the great. It is a Russian Orthodox church. The church is ancient as well serene with peaceful and calm environment.
Content: Parnu Museum is a wonderful museum. The staff was nice. We learned about the history of Estonia. The exhibition of the place was interesting. The artifacts were incredible. We had a great time there.
Day 3 - 7 Apr 2019
Content: We took 2 hrs ride and reached von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn. We checked in hotel. The location of the hotel was nice. The staff was professional. Rooms were spacious and all the basic facilities were present in the room, the furniture of the room was also great.
Content: For dinner we went to Kalambuur restaurant. The place had wonderful atmosphere. Staff was nice. Food was presented well. Food was delicious with pleasant flavors. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 4 - 8 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with yummy breakfast and headed towards Toompea. The place was beautiful limestone hill. We climbed and reached the top of the hill and view of the city was enchanting. We clicked many pictures there.
Content: Toompea Castle is situated on the Toompea hill. The architecture of the castle is fantastic. The ancient structures are well preserved. The view from the castle was breath taking.
Content: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a orthodox cathedral built in Russian style. The architecture of the place is serene.The interior of the church were amazing. Place is filled with interesting history. Photography is not allowed inside the church.
Content: St Mary's Cathedral is also known as dome church. It is the oldest church in Tallinn. The place is historic and building is wonderful. The interior of the church is incredible. The view from the tower was marvelous.
Content: The Parliament Of Estonia is a pleasing building. The architecture of the place is simply fantastic. The interior of the place is astonishing. The guide explained us about the politics. This place is of mere importance in republic of Estonia. We were allowed to click photos outside the building.
Content: St Olaf's church is a beautiful church. It is an ancient church. We climbed the spiral staircase to visit the tower. But the staircase are narrow and one has to take care while climbing. The view from the tower is magical.
Content: St. Nicholas' Church and Museum is dedicated to Saint Nicholas, sailors and the patron of the fishermen. The Gothic architecture of the church is magnificent. The museum was also interesting. The dance of death and paintings were simply incredible.
Content: Kadriorg Park has a calm and lovely atmosphere. The park has serene gardens, trees, playground for kids to enjoy, fountains and monuments. We spent some relaxing time there. The place is also surrounded by many historic buildings.
Content: Pirita Convent Ruins are devoted to St. Brigitta. The place has marvelous historic ruins. Guide explained us well about the church also, we visited the cementary. The place is picturesque spot.
Content: Estonian Open Air Museum is wonderful place. The place acknowledged us with interesting history and tradtions. Also we learned about the lifestyles of the people.The farms and houses are well maintained. We also enjoyed at the museum.
Content: For dinner we stopped by F-Hoone restaurant. The atmosphere of the place was nice and summer terrace was awesome. Service was nice. Starter was delectable and main course was absolutely delicious. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 5 - 9 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with breakfast and took 2 hrs ride to University of Tartu in Tartu. The university is a national university of Estonia. The place is huge and honored. The historical buildings of the university have been encompassed in European Heritage.
Content: The place is serene and is a natural elevation. Hill was surrounded with trees and walking through them was magical. The place was filled with great history. The ruins of the red brick cathedral were amazing. We also saw the bridge it was wonderful. We spent a great time exploring the place.
Content: Tartu Dome Church is also known as Dorpat Cathedral. The play consist of a museum and two towers, they are well maintained. The museum was incredible and we went on top of science tower and the views from the top were glorious. We clicked many photos there.
Content: St. John's Church is a beautiful church. The interior of the church is incredible. Terracotta sculpture are magnificent. We climbed the stairs and visited the tower. The view from the tower was enchanting.
Day 5 - 9 Apr 2019
Content: We took 2 hr 30 mins ride to Cesis Castle Park located in the Cesis. The castle was wonderful. The animation was amazing which gave us information about the castle. The history of the castle is great. The place is a picturesque spot. Also we went to the top of tower with lantern. The experience was spectacular.
Day 5 - 9 Apr 2019
Content: We checked in hotel Hotel Sigulda. The location of the place was nice. The staff was hospitable and service was nice. Room were clean and comfortable.
Content: For dinner we went to Viesnica un restorans Aparjods restaurant. The atmosphere of the place was good and the service of the place is nice. The food was tasty. After dinner we returned back to our hotel.
Day 6 - 10 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with breakfast and left hotel. We headed towards Gauja National Park. The place consist of many beautiful historical structures.
Content: Gauja river is located in the Gauja Valley. The place is extremely beautiful. The surrounding view is exquisite. Boating is also allowed in the river. We spent great time having fun there.
Content: Turaida castle is serene and well maintained. The place consist of incredible history and the place is a touristy spot. The forest surrounding the castle is fantastic. The exhibitions inside the castle are wonderful. We went on the top of the castle and view of the surrounding place was magnificent.
Content: Gutmanala is a incredible cave. The inscriptions inside the cave are lovely. The place is a touristy spot. From the cave a beautiful streams flows. The history of the place is also amazing.
Day 6 - 10 Apr 2019
Content: We took 4 hr ride to Vinius. We checked in Hotel Novotel Vilnius Centre. The location of the hotel is a nice. Staff was friendly and service was good. Room was clean and the facilities were great. The view from the window was serene.
Content: For dinner we visited Pomodoro restaurant. Staff was good but service was slow. Food was nice. But bit expensive. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 7 - 11 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with breakfast. We headed towards Vilnius Cathedral. The cathedral is located in Vilnius old town. The neoclassic style architecture of the place is incredible. The chapels are beautiful . We went to bell tower and the views from the top were spectacular.
Content: Church of St. Peter and St. Paul are devoted to St. Peter and St. Paul . The interior of the church is exquisite and the sculptures are incredible. The history of the place is amazing. Inside the church there is a box in which we dropped coin and we saw lights turned on.
Content: Gates of Dawn is also known as Sharp Gate. The architecture of the gate is glorious. The place is a touristy spot and history of the place is wonderful. We clicked many pictures here.
Day 7 - 11 Apr 2019
Content: We took 30 mins ride to Trakai Island Castle. We took a 1 hr boat ride in the lake surrounding the castle. The ride was so much fun. The castle is beautiful. The castle is filled with history of the Luthonia. The guide explained us well about the place. We enjoyed a lot.
Content: For dinner we went to Senoji kibinine restaurant. The place was cosy and nice. Staff was good and service was nice. We ordered Kibinas. The food was delicious and had traditional authentic taste. After dinner we returned back to our hotel.
Day 8 - 12 Apr 2019
Content: We started the day with amazing breakfast and took 2 hr 30 mins ride to Hill of Crosses located in Siauliai. The place was enchanting filled with wonderful history. The place is a serene pilgrimage place. We saw many crosses on the hills. The place is holy. The place is worth visiting.
Day 8 - 12 Apr 2019
Content: Rundale Palace Museum is a beautiful palace. The architecture of the palace is Baroque style. The park surrounding the palace is lovely. The place is well maintained. The collection of the art is incredible and the interior of the palace was marvelous.
Day 8 - 12 Apr 2019
Content: We took 1 hr 20 mins ride to Riga. We checked in Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA. The location of the hotel is perfect. The staff was friendly and the service was great. The room were clean and cosy. But the air conditioning of the room was not working properly.
Content: For dinner we went to Melna Bite restaurant. The place has beautiful decor. The atmosphere of the place was nice. Service was good. The food was well presented and the taste of the food was super yummy. We enjoyed our dinner. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 9 - 13 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with hearty breakfast and took 30 mins ride to Jurmala Beach. The beach is beautiful and the coastline is long. The beach is clean. Sea water is shallow. We enjoyed walking around the beach. Also, the place was not much crowded. The view was fantastic.
Content: Jurmala Open-Air Museum is a wonderful place. We explored the place and learned about the living of the fisherman and about the equipment they used while fishing. We also tasted the smoked fish. We saw the house of the fisherman and there boats. The place was enriched with great information. Place is worth visiting.
Content: Dzintari Concert Hall is fantastic place. Many events are taking place here. The atmosphere of the place is lively. The place consist of both theaters i.e. modern style as well as open theater with roof. We spent some relaxing time listening to the melodious music.
Content: Livu Akvaparks is a fun filled water-park in Jurmala. The place had many water slides, a swimming pool as well spa. We enjoyed swimming in the pools. We had thrilling experience in the rides. The place was adventurous. We spent amazing time there.
Day 9 - 13 Apr 2019
Content: We took 30 mins ride and returned back to Riga. For dinner we stopped by Key to Riga. The decor of the place was amazing. Staff was nice and service was nice. Food was delectable. After dinner we returned back to hotel.
Day 10 - 14 Apr 2019
Content: We started our day with tasty breakfast and took 20 mins ride to Riga International Airport. We ended our journey with 17 hrs Belavia, LOT flight from Riga International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport.