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Gauja National Park

3 Baznicas St | Sigulda, Sigulda 2150, Latvia
371 7974006
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Sigulda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely day trip here, walking through the forest and by the river. Train and bus connections with Riga are easy to navigate but timings from Riga are a little odd so check the day before you go. A beautiful area and great walking- possible to do several different circuits of different length depending on your ability- the... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Visiting the park is an easy day trip from Riga. Buses & trains go on a regular basis. I took the bus there and the train back. The park is a 30 minute or so walk from the bus/train station; there is also a local bus that goes up to the castle. The signage in the park is okay; would... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We recently had a great day trip to Gauja National Park from Riga. It was easy to take the bus from Riga station (tickets purchased on board for around €2) which took just over an hour to get to Sigulda. We got a map and advice from the tourist info office beside the station which helped us navigate around Sigulda... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Take the train from Riga. Round trip tickets about 5EUR. There's an information stand that can give advice in English. Train station toilet at Sigulda very good. You can buy a local map at the store at the station, although there are various maps located throughout town with signs and stuff. It's about a 20-30 min walk out of town... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is amazing place offering a lot of culture, nature and activities. Real diversity. We saw deers in the forest after visiting of real castles.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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68 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We went to Sigulda on the train from Riga on a very snowy day in March ( St Patricks Day). We didn't see everything due to the weather conditions but enjoyed our visit. went to the castle and had a cable car ride across the national park . We were the only tourists about but the girl put the cable... More

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Sigulda is a great day trip from Riga with plenty of things to do and to see. It is easy to take the train from Riga to Sigulda, although the train may be a bit cold, when we took the train in december they did not turn on the heating on the way to Sigulda, but on the return trip... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Nature is really wonderful here. We were in the beg. of November but leaves were still hanging on the trees. The river and hills are beautiful and air is reallly fresh, so it is worth to visit for hiking or just walking around, wonderful views would be your best prize...

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

There are a number of sights near Sigulda that can make for a very entertaining and lovely day. There are castles, parks, great ruins and a beautiful river walk to bbe experienced.

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Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

After few days of beautiful but busy Riga we have chosen to relax in the nature. Sigulda and the surrounding Gauja National Park was a good choice. Nice spot with a lot of attractions including Tarzan Park (that 1.5 KM ropes course!!!) or just riding a bicycle along the Gauja River and visiting those 3 castles beautifully located on the... More

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