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Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Latvia (2018)

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Latvia (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of popular network operators of prepaid SIM cards in Latvia, along with links to their store locations, information on data packages, and how to check your balance.

Using a local prepaid SIM card during your travel or vacation in a foreign country is often cheaper than incurring roaming charges! If you’re considering (or planning) to buy one for your next trip to Latvia, we hope the information provided here will be useful to you. Enjoy!~

Mobile Network Operators in Latvia


▫ LMT
▫ Zelta Zivtina
▫ Amigo


LMT


Latvia LMT

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ LMT Store Locations


LMT Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 1.50 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial *120#
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeEU (EEA) Data CapValidityPriceActivation
1 GB414 MB7 Days1.50 EURText 'NIA' to 1626
Unlimited689 MB7 Days2.50 EURText 'NIPA' to 1626

Data Package can be used in the EU (or EEA) without additional surcharge, up to the specified volume in the EU Data Cap column. EU (or EEA) Countries include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK.


Zelta Zivtina


Latvia Zelta Zivtina

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ Zelta Zivtina Store Locations


Zelta Zivtina Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 1.49 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial *245#
  • Check Data Balance: Text ‘T’ to 1616
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeValidityPriceActivation
100 MB30 Days0.49 EURText 'XS' to 1616
300 MB30 Days1.99 EURText 'S' to 1616
1 GB30 Days3.99 EURText 'M' to 1616
2 GB30 Days5.99 EURText 'L' to 1616

Data Package is for local usage in Latvia only. Additional surcharges apply when used to roam in the EU.


Amigo


Latvia Amigo

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM (not in English)
▫ Amigo Store Locations


Amigo Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 0.99 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial *120#
  • Check Data Balance: Text ‘ITP?’ to 1688
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeEU (EEA) Data CapValidityPriceActivation
100 MB100 MB30 Days0.98 EURText '100MBA' to 1688
500 MB500 MB30 Days3.00 EURText '500MBA' to 1688
Unlimited3.23 GB30 Days11.99 EURText 'ITN' to 1688

Data Package can be used in the EU (or EEA) without additional surcharge, up to the specified volume in the EU Data Cap column. EU (or EEA) Countries include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK.


General Information
▪ Your device must be an unlocked GSM device
▪ Your device must work on the frequencies used by the network operator
▪ You may need to register the SIM card with your passport or identity card


Have you used a prepaid SIM card from LMT, Zelta Zivtina, or Amigo before?
Let us know about your experience in the comments section below! Thank you~


Last Updated on 23 April 2018

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Latvia (2018)

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Latvia (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of opening hours and admission fees for popular attractions in Latvia. Feel free to peruse them for planning a travel itinerary or budget for your next trip to Latvia! Enjoy~


Attractions in Riga


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Alberta Iela (Alberta Street)Daily: 24 hrsFree
Aldaris Beer MuseumMon - Fri: 09:00 - 18:00
Sat: 09:00 - 17:00
7 EUR
ARSENALS Exhibition HallTue, Wed, Fri: 11:00 - 18:00
Thu: 11:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun: 12:00 - 17:00
Adults: 4 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Art Museum RIGA BOURSETue - Thu: 10:00 - 18:00
Fri: 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 3 EUR
Central Market Daily: 07:00 - 18:00Free
International Museum of VodkaDaily: 10:00 - 18:00Donations
Jewish Museum LatviaSun - Thu: 11:00 - 17:00Donations
KGB Building
(Museum of the Occupation of Latvia)
Daily: 11:00 - 18:00Donations
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air MuseumDaily: 10:00 - 17:00May - Sep
Adults: 4 EUR
Children: 1.40 EUR

Oct - Apr
Adults: 2 EUR
Children: 0.70 EUR
Latvian National Museum Of ArtTue - Thu: 10:00 - 18:00
Fri: 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 17:00
Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 3 EUR
Latvian Photography MuseumWed: 10:00 - 17:00
Thu: 12:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sun: 10:00 - 17:00
4.50 EUR
Latvian Railway MuseumTue - Wed: 10:00 - 17:00
Thu: 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat: 10:00 - 17:00
2.50 EUR
Latvian War MuseumApr - Oct
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00

Nov - Mar
Daily: 10:00 - 17:00
Free
MezaparksDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
Musee Art NouveauTue - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Museum of Decorative Arts and DesignTue: 11:00 - 17:00
Wed: 11:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Museum of Riga's History and NavigationJun - Sep
Daily: 11:00 - 17:00

Oct - May
Wed - Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
Museum of Romans Suta and Aleksandra BeļcovaTue: 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Sat: 11:00 - 18:00
Adults: 2 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
National History Museum of LatviaTue - Sun: 10:00 - 17:003 EUR
National Library of LatviaMon - Fri: 09:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 17:00
Free
Nativity of Christ CathedralDaily: 07:00 - 19:00Free
Natural History Museum of LatviaWed, Fri: 10:00 - 17:00
Thu: 10:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
Old City Riga (Vecriga)Daily: 24 hrsFree
Panorama Riga Observation DeckApr - Nov
Daily: 09:00 - 22:00
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
Pauls Stradins Medicine History MuseumTue - Wed: 11:00 - 17:00
Thu: 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat: 11:00 - 17:00
Sun: 11:00 - 16:00
2.50 EUR
Riga Aviation MuseumMon - Fri: 10:00 - 16:007 EUR
Riga by CanalDaily: 10:00 - 19:00Adults: 18 EUR
Children: 9 EUR
Riga CathedralDaily: 10:00 - 17:003 EUR
Riga Motor MuseumDaily: 10:00 - 18:00Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
Riga Town Hall SquareDaily: 24 hrsFree
Riga TV TowerMay - Sep
Daily: 10:00 - 20:00

Oct - Apr
Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 17:00
Adults: 3.70 EUR
Children: 1 EUR
Riga ZooSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00

Winter
Daily: 10:00 - 16:00
Adults: 7 EUR
Children: 5 EUR
St. Peter's ChurchTue - Sat: 10:00 - 18:00
Sun: 12:00 - 18:00
9 EUR
Vermanes GardenDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
World of Hat MuseumWed - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 4 EUR
Zanis Lipke Memorial MuseumTue - Wed: 12:00 - 18:00
Thu: 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 18:00
Donations

Attractions in Other Places in Latvia


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Cesis Medieval CastleMay - Sep
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00

Oct - Apr
Tue - Sat: 10:00 - 17:00
Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
May - Sep
Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 3.50 EUR

Oct - Apr
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 2.50 EUR
Daugavpils FortressMon - Sat: 10:00 - 19:00
Sun: 10:00 - 17:00
Free
Dzintari Forest ParkMay - Sep
Daily: 09:00 - 23:00

Oct - Apr
Daily: 09:00 - 22:00
Free
Livu AkvaparksJun - Aug
Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 20:00
Sat: 11:00 - 20:00
Sun: 11:00 - 19:00

Sep - May
Wed - Fri: 12:00 - 20:00
Sat: 11:00 - 20:00
Sun: 11:00 - 19:00
Adults: from 19.50 EUR
Children: from 15.00 EUR
Rundale PalaceMay – Oct
Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

Nov – Apr
Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
Adults: from 4 EUR
Children: from 2 EUR
Turaida Museum Reserve
(Turaida Castle)
Apr
Daily: 10:00 - 19:00

May - Sep
Daily: 09:00 - 20:00

Oct
Daily: 09:00 - 19:00

Nov - Mar
Daily: 10:00 - 17:00
May - Oct
Adults: 3 EUR
Children: 0.70 EUR

Nov - Apr
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: 1.15 EUR

Several things to note:
▪️ We advise you to check directly with the attractions’ providers for the most accurate information.
▪️ The age range of children for admission fee purposes may differ for each attraction.
▪️ The admission fees or ticket prices listed above are for foreign tourists.


Feel free to let us know in the comments section below if you’ve been to any of the attractions! We would also be glad to receive any updates of opening hours or prices from your recent visit!~


Last Updated on 19 April 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Latvia (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Latvia (2018)


1. Old Riga (Vecriga)


📁 Historic, Architecture, Monument
📍 Riga

Old Riga – Highlights

  • The historic & architecture centre of Riga
  • Remarkably diverse architectural styles
  • Home to many cultural heritage landmarks
  • Fine dining experience at top restaurants
  • Latvia’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


2. Jurmala Beach


📁 Beach, Seaside, Panorama
📍 Jurmala

Jurmala Beach – Highlights

  • Spacious beaches with playgrounds
  • Extensive stretches of white sands
  • Swimming areas in the clear waters
  • Latvia’s Blue Flag beach

🌐 Main Website


3. Gauja National Park


📁 Park, Animal, Nature, Hiking Trail
📍 Vidzeme

Gauja National Park – Highlights

  • Scenic landscape of Gauja valley
  • Hiking trails among lush greenery
  • Exhilarating adventurous activities
  • Charming old castles and villages

🌐 Main Website


4. Rundale Palace


📁 Palace, Architecture, Garden, Museum
📍 Pilsrundale

Rundale Palace – Highlights

  • Magnificent 18th-century Baroque palace
  • Picturesque French-style rose gardens
  • Duke’s staterooms and living quarters
  • Exhibits of Latvian applied and fine arts

Opening Hours (Museum)

  • Nov – Apr
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
  • May – Oct
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

💵 Entrance Fee
🌐 Main Website


5. Turaida Museum Reserve


📁 Castle, Garden, Museum, Panorama
📍 Sigulda

Turaida Museum Reserve – Highlights

  • Medieval castle with viewing platforms
  • Beautiful gardens with valley backdrops
  • Historic wooden church in an ancient hill
  • Collections of local archaeological artefacts

Opening Hours

  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Apr
    • Daily: 10:00 – 19:00
  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 09:00 – 20:00
  • Oct
    • Daily: 09:00 – 19:00

Entrance Fee

  • Nov – Apr
    • Adults: 3 EUR
    • Children: Free
  • May – Oct
    • Adults: 5 EUR
    • Children: Free
  • Guided Tour: from 15 EUR

🌐 Main Website


6. Cesis Castle


📁 Castle Ruins, Museum, Entertainment
📍 Cesis

Cesis Castle – Highlights

  • Well-preserved medieval castle ruins
  • Impressive castle interiors and chambers
  • Fun activities with Middle Ages theme
  • Eventful medieval festival in late summer

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Tue-Sat: 10:00 – 17:00
    • Sun: 10:00 – 16:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Medieval Castle: 4 EUR
  • Castle Complex: 6 EUR
  • Guided Tour: from 27 EUR

🌐 Main Website


7. Alberta Street


📁 Architecture, Art Street
📍 Riga

Alberta Street – Highlights

  • Magnificent Art Nouveau buildings
  • National architectural monuments
  • Unique decorations on each house
  • Home to the Museum of Art Nouveau

🌐 Main Website


8. Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum


📁 Museum, Architecture, Ethnographic
📍 Riga

Latvian Ethnographic Museum – Highlights

  • Large outdoor museum beside Lake Jugla
  • Hundreds of Latvian vernacular buildings
  • Exhibits of traditional household objects
  • Folk art & craft workshops during summer

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 20:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • May – Sep
    • Adults: 4 EUR
    • Children: Free
  • Oct – Apr
    • Adults: 2 EUR
    • Children: Free

🌐 Main Website


9. House of Blackheads


📁 Architecture, Historic
📍 Riga

House of Blackheads – Highlights

  • Historic houses built in the 14th century
  • Impressive Dutch Renaissance facade
  • Wonderfully picturesque architecture
  • The Latvian President’s temporary residence

🌐 Main Website


10. Central Market


📁 Local Market, Shopping

Central Market – Highlights

  • One of the largest markets in Europe
  • Five impressive food market pavilions
  • Fresh produce from Latvian farms
  • Wide range of delicious local foods

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Latvia



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 20 August 2017
Last Updated: 13 March 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Riga (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Riga (2018)


1. Old Riga (Vecriga)


📁 Historic, Architecture, Monument

Old Riga – Highlights

  • The historic & architecture centre of Riga
  • Remarkably diverse architectural styles
  • Home to many cultural heritage landmarks
  • Fine dining experience at top restaurants
  • Latvia’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


2. St. Peter’s Church


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Observation Deck

St. Peter’s Church – Highlights

  • Tall church with a viewing platform
  • Magnificent Gothic architecture
  • Panoramic views of the Old Riga
  • New art exhibitions every month

Opening Hours

  • Sep – Apr
    • Tue-Sat: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Sun: 12:00 – 18:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • May – Aug
    • Tue-Sat: 10:00 – 19:00
    • Sun: 12:00 – 19:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Church & Viewing Platform
    • Adults: 9 EUR
    • Children: Free
  • Art Exhibits
    • Adults: 3 EUR
    • Children: Free

🌐 Main Website


3. Freedom Monument


📁 Monument, Historic, Landmark

Freedom Monument – Highlights

  • The symbol of Latvian independence
  • 42m-tall granite and copper monument
  • Statue of a woman holding 3 golden stars

🌐 Main Website


4. Alberta Street


📁 Architecture, Art Street

Alberta Street – Highlights

  • Magnificent Art Nouveau buildings
  • National architectural monuments
  • Unique decorations on each house
  • Home to the Museum of Art Nouveau

🌐 Main Website


5. House of Blackheads


📁 Architecture, Historic

House of Blackheads – Highlights

  • Historic houses built in the 14th century
  • Impressive Dutch Renaissance facade
  • Wonderfully picturesque architecture
  • The Latvian President’s temporary residence

🌐 Main Website


6. Central Market


📁 Local Market, Shopping

Central Market – Highlights

  • One of the largest markets in Europe
  • Five impressive food market pavilions
  • Fresh produce from Latvian farms
  • Wide range of delicious local foods

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


7. Vermanes Garden


📁 Garden, Nature, Monument

Vermanes Garden – Highlights

  • Large public park with a playground
  • Lovely fountain among lush greenery
  • Splendid sculptures and monuments
  • Historic open-air performance stage

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


8. Riga Dome Cathedral


📁 Religious Site, Architecture, Historic

Riga Dome Cathedral – Highlights

  • The biggest medieval church in Latvia
  • Wonderful variety of architecture styles
  • Home to historical and cultural treasures
  • Frequent concerts and music performances

Opening Hours

  • Jul – Sep
    • Sat-Tue: 09:00 – 18:00
    • Wed: 09:00 – 17:00
    • Thu: 09:00 – 17:30
    • Fri: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Oct – Jun
    • Daily: 10:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 3 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Three Brothers


📁 Architecture, Historic, Museum

Three Brothers – Highlights

  • Charming group of 3 residential houses
  • Unique architecture styles of each house
  • Home to the Latvian Museum of Architecture
  • Ever-changing exhibits of architect-works

Opening Hours (Museum)

  • Mon: 09:00 – 18:00
  • Tue-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
  • Fri: 09:00 – 16:00
  • Sat-Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


10. Latvian National Opera


📁 Opera, Theatre, Architecture

Latvian National Opera – Highlights

  • The national opera house of Latvia
  • 19th-century architectural masterpiece
  • Top-class operas, ballets, and concerts
  • Excellent acoustics, lighting, and stages

Ticket Price

  • Opera: from 5 EUR
  • Ballet: from 5 EUR
  • Concert: from 5 EUR

📅 Schedule
🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Riga



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 19 August 2017
Last Updated: 12 March 2018