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Kipsala, Riga
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Ķīpsala is an island on the left bank of the Daugava river, connected to Riga city center and Pārdaugava by the Shroud Bridge. Ķīpsala is divided from the rest of Riga by the Daugava in the east, Roņu dīķis in the north, Zunda in the west and Agenskalna līcis in the south.In recent years Ķīpsala has become a prestigious area for living in Riga. In Ķīpsala there is a campus of the RTU including a newly renovated dorm and the Olimpia shopping center.
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  • The houses on Kipsala are beautiful, some run down and some done up. The island is undergoing gentrification, but the facilities are not yet geared up for tourists. It is interesting and creepy to wal...  more »
  • Island of Riga which was at the time inhabited by fishermen, and now rehabilitated with great care and taste.
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  • Accommodation in Riga old town to walk slowly, headed in ķīpsala. That what is particularly great, although not the old wooden buildings of the area with a unique nostalgic atmosphere that exudes it was impressive. In one corner of the area and a nice restaurant, popular spot seemed to push local people and tourists alike. Enjoyed hanging with concrete bridge felt quite tired legs stretched out towards the plant on the West side of the island, and, while it also weirdly indescribable taste. I think Riga want it took the sepia photo space, the different tourist attractions.
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