Guided tour

Riga: Old and New Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Guide agency Smile Line

Riga: Old and New Walking Tour

Activity provider: Guide agency Smile Line

From US$ 31.50 per person

Old Riga comes alive when you lift your eyes from the pavement to the magnificent facades and rooftops. Discover a new world of exquisite beauty, old myths, and compelling legends on this 2-hour tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, German, Latvian, Lettish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Get to know Riga on foot on a 2-hour guided tour
  • Enjoy in-depth commentary on Riga's Art Nouveau scene
  • Stop to photograph Riga's most famous landmarks
Full description

Delve into the mysterious charm of Old Riga. Admire the luxurious Art Nouveau buildings and learn about their former inhabitants, stop to photograph "The Three Brothers".

Meet your guide in the city center and start exploring. Walk past the most important cultural and historical highlights of Old Riga such as the Town Hall Square, St. Peter’s Church, Convent Yard, St. John’s Church, and St. John’s Yard,

Discover the bustling Liv Square and admire the colorful "Three Brothers" residential complex. See the Riga Cathedral and St. Jacob’s Church and learn about the richest and most influential residents who once called Riga's Art Nouveau buildings home.

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Meeting point

Meet the guide at the Smile Line office at the House of the Black Heads, Townhall Square, 7.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Umbrellas are offered in case of bad weather
  • Children under 6 can join excursions for free
  • Tours in Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, or Japanese are available upon request.
  • Some excursions may experience route changes
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4.9 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Lovely tour with Gunter (sorry if I’ve spelled this incorrectly!) - fantastic tour of Riga!

January 13, 2023

Pierre was excellent and very knowledgeable. A very good experience

December 10, 2022

Great tour even in the cold weather. The tour guide was really knowledgable about the city.

December 5, 2022

Product ID: 429091