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Riga Classical Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

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Enjoy a 2-hour guided walking tour of Riga and its Old Town as you explore Riga's historic center. Learn about the history of the city and the Latvian people as you visit the House of Blackheads, Riga Castle, the Old City Wall and Swedish Gate, and more.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the historic center in Riga through its buildings
  • Hear the real stories and legends about the former residences
  • See Riga Castle and Riga Cathedral
  • Admire the relatively new House of Blackheads
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Discover Old Town Riga on a 2-hour walking tour through the historic and geographical center of the city. Listen as your guide tells you the real stories and legends of the Old Town and points out the sights of interest.

First, visit the most impressive building in Riga; the House of Blackheads. It was completely destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in 1999. Then you will see the complex of living buildings known as "3 Brothers," considered the oldest stone building in Riga. Continuing your walk, pass by Riga Castle, Riga Cathedral, the Old City Wall and Swedish Gate, the Powder Tower, and even the Art Nouveau Cat House.

When your tour ends, you will emerge with a greater understanding of and appreciation for the historic Old Town and the history of Riga itself.
Includes
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Laima clock, Aspazijas bulvāris 20, Centra rajons, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia

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From US$ 52.44 per person

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Product ID: 32481