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Old Riga walking tour provided by Latvia Guide Tours

Old Riga walking tour
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About
The central story of the tour will to fully explain the answer to a legendary question “Why Riga will never be ready and completed to the end." This is a true legend - the Latvian capital is not afraid of change and is proud of ambitious plans. You will see the most interesting places in the Old Riga, once surrounded by ramparts. Guide will show bring you along the narrowest street of the Old Town and get acquainted with the “Three Brothers”. During this tour, you will see remarkable sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, St. Dom Cathedral, Dom Square and the Great and Small Guilds. You will see fragments of powerful city fortifications - towers, ditches, fortress walls - and make a wish, passing through the Swedish gate. You will be introduced with a secretes of Cats House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House. 
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Russian, English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Russian, English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 137705P12
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private tour with local guide
Exclusions
  • Museum entrances
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - House of the Black Heads
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Church
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Church
  • Entry/Admission - Livu Square
  • Entry/Admission - Riga Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Riga Castle
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Traveler pickup is offered We will pickup and return from Hotel or address in Riga city.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring your walking shoes
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private tour with local guide
Exclusions
  • Museum entrances
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - House of the Black Heads
  • Entry/Admission - St. Peter's Church
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Church
  • Entry/Admission - Livu Square
  • Entry/Admission - Riga Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Riga Castle
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Traveler pickup is offered We will pickup and return from Hotel or address in Riga city.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring your walking shoes
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    House of the Black Heads
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 2
    St. Peter's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 3
    St. John's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Livu Square
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Riga Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    Riga Castle
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 7
    Three Brothers
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 8
    Swedish Gate (Zviedru Varti)
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 9
    Powder Tower
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Светлана А
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Fully satisfied
Aug 2021 • Family
Sightseeing was amassing!!! The guide was super cool. Even My son was interested in Riga history. He knows a lot about Riga and history as a whole. I liked him very much and recommend to others! Thank you very much!!!!!
Written 14 August 2021
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Latvia Guide Tours
Liverpool1992
Liverpool1992
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10/10 trip
We had x2 private tours from Erlen. Day 1 we went to sigulda to view castles, cable car over the river, soviet bunk
Billy P
Billy P
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More than we expected
We weren't sure what to expect from the Hill of Crosses, but we were definitely not disappointed. It's a very uniq
pietro I
pietro I
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Very good 2 days travel
Everything was nice. Hotel , city, the excursion and the guide. Very good organizations Latvia a country to visit
ahmedaD1871LN
ahmedaD1871LN
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Hill of Crosses
The trip to the hill of crosses was super fun. Our guide Erlens was super funny, informative. We didn't feel the 1
J6626USchristophert
J6626USchristophert
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Lovely snowy tour out of Riga into the hinterlands
On the strength of our Riga trip the day before, we booked Erlens again to take us out of town. He is so flexible
J6626USchristophert
J6626USchristophert
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Erlens is a perfect guide, his English is excellent and knowledge of his city superb
We booked this tour in advance and although we understand there are free tours. This tour with our guide Erlens was
841lienb
841lienb
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Perfect day with Erlens!
Erlens speaks fluent English, truely has a lot of knowledge and meets all your wishes. We had an incredibly lovely
8765543
8765543
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The Hill of Crosses
Very interesting story, I do not think there is anything else in world like this. And a fantastic photo location.
dermotflavin
dermotflavin
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Amazing Tour Guide
I was traveling alone and had my tour guide pick me up from my hotel. He was very knowledgeable and kind. Filled wi
Martina V
Martina V
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Nice tour of Latvian castles
We had a private tour, everything was well organized and communication was easy. Unfortunately there wasn't snow, b
gerritvana
gerritvana
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Autumn in Gauja National Park
On wednesday 16 oktober 2019, I was wonderfull guided in English by Erlens Gadzāns through the Gauja National Park.
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