Old Riga near the Daugava river
Riga is more than 800 years old. The Old town is like a pretty woman with her history and stories, like an island between the Daugava river and the new town.It is a unique cultural treasure which was listed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List.There are narrow pavement streets,interesting houses built in different centuries in different styles of architecture,legends and really facts.
Old Riga is the most popular place for local people to take a rest in nice clubs and caffes or to have a walk in this interesting and romantic old town , sometimes called Small Paris.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel/Sea Port/Terminal or an other place
End location: Your hotel or the city centre.
Duration: 2 hours
If is is a cold winter time, we can have a cup of hot tea during the route.The start time you can change, if you have an other wish.
Old Riga is located in the center. If your hotel is in the Old Town, I can come to your hotel and we can start our walking tour from the hotel.If you are staying in an other place, we can discuss the meeting point.
Guide's services - it is a walking tour in Riga Old Town.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 EUR - If you will have a wish to visit Riga Cathedral for an organ music concert and to see Riga from the tower of St. Peter' s Church.
If you have a wish to visit:
-St. Peter's Church and use the elevator to have a nice view to Old Riga from 72 m high tower - open every day , except Monday),
Every day ( in summer season , except Sunday, and every Wednesday and Saturday in winter season) at 12:00a.m. , it is possible to listen to organ music in Riga Cathedral.It is possible to visit this 20 minutes long concert during the walking tour and have an excursion in the Riga Cathedral after.
If you are not interested in this concert, you can visit this Cathedral in an other time and have an excursion there during Old Riga walking tour.
I am not allowed to pick you up at dockside - you must meet me at the exit to the port territory,near the gate direction Old Riga- 3-5 minutes walk from the ship.
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Ilze is a very friendly and well informed Guide, we had a very nice Tour with her and appreciate to recommend her warmly to all visitors of Riga! Thanks to Ilze and our best wishes!