Historic Riga Old Town

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Tour Number

Activity Level

327603


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (conversational), German (advanced), English (fluent)

a walk through the UNESCO Heritage site with a private guide


Riga Old Town was listed in the UNESCO Heritage list in 1997.

A walking tour through Riga Old Town by learning the history of Latvian nation and the city Riga, and seeing the most remarkable sights like Dom Square with impressive Riga Dom Cathedral, the Powder Tower, the Swedish Gate and city walls, the oldest stone residential dwellings in Riga known as Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds.
You will learn about symbols of Riga and hear the famous legend of the Cat House.
You will see Town Hall Square with beautiful Blackheads House and discover how the city has been developing during the centuries.
The tour will take you to pass by Riga Castle and the building of Parliament.
You will hear the history and interesting facts about the Freedom Monument - the symbol of independence.

Itinerary

Pick up from centrally located hotel or meeting point agreed.
2 hrs walking tour in Riga Old Town, where we will see:
- The Powder Tower and fortification wall
- The Swedish Gate
- Living houses called Three Brothers
- Dom Square and the Dom Cathedral
- Town Hall Square and the Blackheads House
- St. Peters Church
- Bremen Musicians
- The Freedom Monument
Drop of at centrally located hotel or as agreed.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your centrally located hotel lobby or at Riga Passenger Port (please check at which port cruise ship will be docked).

End location: At your centrally located hotel lobby or at Riga Passenger Port (please check at which port cruise ship will be docked).

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking Tour

What’s Included

- Professional licensed English speaking guide.
- Pick up and drop off from the centrally located hotel or Riga Passengers port (please check at which port cruise ship will be docked).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 EUR - For personal expenses such as souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Personal expenses.

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