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Alternative Riga Free tour

  • Riga
  • Available in: English

About the guru Riga Free Tour

Running free tours, bike rental and tours in Riga for over 10 years. We have been making Free Tours to show the city of Riga in a different light. Our approach to guiding is more relaxed than other tours and we try to entertain as well as be informative. Our team is really mixed, we have historians, artists, geographers, actors, a real mixed bag of people. Our aim is to keep... More »

Running free tours, bike rental and tours in Riga for over 10 years. We have been making Free Tours to show the city of Riga in a different light. Our approach to guiding is more relaxed than other tours and we try to entertain as well as be informative. Our team is really mixed, we have historians, artists, geographers, actors, a real mixed bag of people. Our aim is to keep developing and learning to give a new perspective on the city for residents and visitors alike.

About the tour

The Alternative Riga Free Tour is a great way for those who want to see more than just the touristy Old Town and get a more in depth view of daily life in Riga. We are the longest running daily Free Tour in Riga! Discover the alternative side of the city away from the traditional Old Town.

On this tour you will be lead away from the Old city towards Riga Central Market, learn about the history of these famous market pavilions built from old Zeppelin hangars! You will continue on into the Old Warehouse district, Science academy, wooden houses, Moscow District, hear about the Jewish ghetto and Central Riga. A well rounded tour that shows a wide range of locations.

What will you see?

- Riga Central market pavilions built from old Zeppelin hangars

- Old Warehouse district

- Science Academy

- Wooden houses

- Wooden Jesus Church

- Great Choral synagogue

- Central Riga

And much more!

Meeting point
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How to find me: Meet at the entrance to St. Peter's Church. Look for the guide with a yellow suitcase
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!


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