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.By using our Riga trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Kipsala and other attractions in Riga.
In recent years Ķīpsala has become a prestigious area for living in Riga. There is a campus of the RTU including a newly renovated dorm on Ķīpsala as well as the Olimpia shopping center. The International School of Riga campus has also been situated on Ķīpsala since 2001.
The Žanis Lipke Memorial is located on the island at 9 Mazais Balasta dambis. It was built next to the home of Jānis Lipke, where he had arranged a shelter for rescued Jews during the Nazi occupation.
I have been on Kipsala on the 22th March, we’re the sun was without any cloud. It was lovely then and I did a walk through the little streets, the promenade. You can have a good look at the... more »
On any warm, sunny day, head to Kipsala for a relaxing time on the 'beach' right in the heart of Riga. Wonderful atmosphere with volleyball and other activities or just lay around in the sunshine... more »
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Just an interesting place. Lots of couples and kids.
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