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Riga: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

1. Riga: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

Discover Riga's Old Town on a guided walking tour of its main sights. Listen to your local guide's fascinating stories and learn about the city's rich history. Pass well-known locations, including the House of the Blackheads, the Three Brothers building complex, and the Swedish Gate. Start your tour at the museum of Mentzendorff and head inside the Old Town. Marvel at the centuries-old buildings surrounding you here. From the Town Hall Square dating back to the 13th century to the towering Saint Peter's Church. Continue your walking journey and see the magnificent Great and Small Guild Halls, the medieval buildings and Art Nouveau Cat House, the Three Brothers Buildings, St. Jacob's Cathedral, the Swedish Gate, and more. Along your route, learn about how Art Nouveau architecture swooped into Riga, local and historical stories, and insights into what food to taste while in Latvia.

Riga: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

2. Riga: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

Get to know Riga at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Riga’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. Start the activity anytime, the schedule is indicative. Start your tour at the imposing Latvian National Museum of Art! Visit the Freedom Monument a symbol of Riga. Learn about Laimas Pulkstenis this magnificent watch with rare architecture and admire the Powder Tower which is one of the oldest in Europe. The Swedish Gate will surprise you, with its terrible legend. Visit the oldest housing complex the unique aesthetics. Then Riga Castle awaits you, don't forget to take pictures! Riga Cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent interior and exterior. Admire the House of the Blackheads with its unique colors and architecture. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be St. Peter's Church, which will mark you for the rest of your life with the unique view from its tower.

Riga: 2-Hour Walking Tour in the Old Town

3. Riga: 2-Hour Walking Tour in the Old Town

On this 2-hour walking tour you will explore the Old Town of Riga, the historical and geographical center of Riga on the right bank of the Daugava River. The Old Town covers a relatively small inner area of the old fortifications where unique monuments of medieval architecture are concentrated. The professional guide will show you around the Old Town and tell you all about the history and culture of the city, as well as answer your questions. The walking tour starts at the Town Hall Square, which was the central square of the city from the 13th century to the 19th century. The most famous building in the square is the magnificent Gothic-style House of the Blackheads. During the tour you will also see famous spots of Riga, such St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate, and the Powder Tower. Experience the aura of an ancient city as you walk down the narrow streets, where unique complexes of residential houses and sacral buildings are found. Here you can explore the 13th century Riga Cathedral, the Gothic-style St. Peter's Church, the beautiful Synagogue of Old Riga, the Convent Yard and St. John's Church, the Three Brothers residential housing complex, Riga Castle. Discover Riga's hanseatic past at the Large Guild and the Small Guild, as well as at the reconstructed House of the Blackheads. Recall the medieval times, when Riga was a mighty harbor and a member of the Hanseatic League, which joined traders of the Baltic region with north Germany.

Riga: City Exploration Game and Tour

4. Riga: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Riga. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour at the imposing Latvian National Museum of Art! Visit the Freedom Monument a symbol of Riga. Learn about Laimas Pulkstenis this magnificent watch with rare architecture and admire the Powder Tower which is one of the oldest in Europe. The Swedish Gate will surprise you, with its terrible legend. Visit the oldest housing complex the unique aesthetics. Then Riga Castle awaits you, don't forget to take pictures! Riga Cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent interior and exterior. Admire the House of the Blackheads with its unique colors and architecture. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be St. Peter's Church, which will mark you for the rest of your life with the unique view from its tower.

Riga: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

5. Riga: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Latvian National Museum of Art! Visit the Freedom Monument a symbol of Riga. Learn about Laimas Pulkstenis this magnificent watch with rare architecture and admire the Powder Tower which is one of the oldest in Europe. The Swedish Gate will surprise you, with its terrible legend. Visit the oldest housing complex the unique aesthetics. Then Riga Castle awaits you, don't forget to take pictures! Riga Cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent interior and exterior. Admire the House of the Blackheads with its unique colors and architecture. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be St. Peter's Church, which will mark you for the rest of your life with the unique view from its tower. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Riga: Outdoor City Scavenger Hunt Mobile-Based Game

6. Riga: Outdoor City Scavenger Hunt Mobile-Based Game

Discover Riga as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start at St John's Courtyard. Simply open your e-mail link and your adventure will begin. See the House of the Blackheads, have the option to enter the building of the Three Brothers and admire the Dome square. Curious facts: Get to know more about Riga, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Solve 14 riddles created by our local creators. Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and little) details around you. Whether you know the Old Town of Riga or have just started exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Riga: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

7. Riga: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

Explore the history of Riga, walking down the narrow streets of Old Town and discover the main historical sites. Your unique tour starts from the Powder Tower with a walk around the City Wall. Along the way attendant will show you Riga Castle, The Swedish Gates and Three Brothers Building complex. You will enjoy magnificent Riga Cathedral and churches of Old Town. The attendant will walk through the most quite courtyards and most busy squares, so that you can see the city from different angles. The tour finishes at the Town Hall Square. You will hear detailed historical information about each site, stories about Riga and recommendations. During your tour you will explore more than 20 main sights of the Old Town. The starting point of the tour is a Powder Tower, where you will meet one of our attendants. You will get a receiver with headphones to avoid other tourist groups disturbing you. You can choose the language you would like to get your tour – English, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French or Finnish.

Riga: 3-Hour Old town and Farmers Market Detective Tour

8. Riga: 3-Hour Old town and Farmers Market Detective Tour

Start the tour near the Liberty monument with a talk about the history of Latvia and Latvians. After a short walk through parks, past the Opera House and Bastion Hill see the Fat Powder Tower and defensive wall. Then enter the Old town through the Swedish gates. Here discover the Parliament building and Three Brothers, St. Jacob church, Riga castle, Dom cathedral, elegant art Nouveaux buildings, Palace of Peter the great, Black Head House and St. Peters. Observe the strange creatures on the façade of the Reitern House before entering Riga’s synagogue to learn the history of the Jewish community. Visit the wine cellars of Riga town hall. Then it’s on to the place where, according to legend, Riga black balsam was invented in middle of the 18th century. A visit to the Amber room of Riga is also included in the tour. The tour is "in Sherlock Holmes style" meaning visitors will not only hear the story of guide, but also be in a quest to resolve different puzzles. These include: who bricked people inside of walls of the Old Town? What is the meaning of the ghost statue behind Powder tower? Why did Russian tsar Peter I took as wife the daughter of Latvian peasant, servant and prisoner of war? Finally meet Riganers at Riga central. Taste Riga black balsam, an alcoholic drink with more than 260 years of history, esteemed by royalty.

Riga: Private Old Town Walking Tour

9. Riga: Private Old Town Walking Tour

Explore the history of Riga, walking down the narrow streets of Old Town and discover the main historical sites. You can arrange meeting with an attendant at any place in the Old Town (Hotel/apartment/cafe/bus stop). Your unique tour will start from the Powder Tower with a walk around the City Wall. Along the way attendant will show you Riga Castle, The Swedish Gates and Three Brothers Building complex. You will enjoy magnificent Riga Cathedral and churches of Old Town. The attendant will walk through the most quite courtyards and most busy squares, so that you can see the city from different angles. The tour finishes at the Town Hall Square. You will hear detailed historical information about each site, stories about Riga and recommendations. During your tour you will explore more than 20 main sights of the Old Town. You will get a receiver with headphones to avoid other tourist groups disturbing you. You can choose the language you would like to get your tour – English, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French or Finnish.

Highlights of Riga Private Walking Tour

10. Highlights of Riga Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Riga in this three-hour private tour of the medieval Old Town. You’ll be picked up from your hotel or cruise port and taken on an exciting journey through the rich history of the Latvian capital. Witness the splendor of Riga's Art Nouveau district. Recognized as one of the finest collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe, discovering the intricate details of hundreds of facades makes for a truly unforgettable experience. Next, stroll through the cobbled streets of the Old Town, as your expert guide shares legends of fierce merchants and sailors who found their way to Riga over the years. Discover the House of Three Brothers, dating back to the 15th century, and marvel at the historic landmarks in Riga's Town Hall square, such as the House of Blackheads, the towering Riga Cathedral, and St. Jacob’s Church. Explore the vibrant Guild Houses and the remnants of the city's fortifications at the Swedish Gates. You’ll also have an opportunity to try ‘Black Balsam’ - a miraculous Latvian health-enhancing liquor that is said to have healed Russian Empress Catherine the Great when she visited Riga in 1752. The tour ends in the heart of the Old Town, where your local guide can offer recommendations for a delicious lunch in one of the city’s many restaurants or can direct you back to your cruise ship or hotel. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the charming city of Riga – the pearl of the Baltic!

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(4 reviews)

Karlys gave us many interesting stories, answered all the questions and gave us good advice about places to see on our own. He told me about the Baltic Way footprints which I probably wouldn't have found on my own.

It was a very informative tour with a very informed and motivated guide. It was a great tour. Would repeat it immediately

Anna was great! Passionate about the history of her city, truly incredible

Very interesting tour with knowledgeable, friendly guide.

Nice activity to learn to know Riga places and history.