Old Riga Free Walking tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on April 15, 2020

There are 3 of us in Free Tours Riga by locals, all born in Riga when our country was still part of the Soviet Union. We really love our city:) and are passionate about our job being tour guides. We feel really privileged for given opportunity to meet so many people from all around the world and pass over our knowledge, feelings, love and passion. We have guided tours in Riga and Latvia now for 8 years. Expect to have a great time on our tour - it will be educational and fun!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

You will love our tour:) It will be filled with important and interesting information presented in a fun way.

History of Riga is now a bit longer than 800 years. It is largely concentrated in Old Riga. As a vibrant and multicultural today, city has been influenced by many powers in the past. They all have left architectural, cultural and historical influence to explore. We will cover not only past but also present happenings in our city. Expect a relaxing, informative and fun time . 

Places we visit: 1. Town Hall 2. House of the Blackheads 3. St Peters church 4. The Peitav-Shul synagogue 5. Three Brothers 6. Swedish gate 7. Powder Tower 8. House of the Parliament 9. Large Guild 10. Small Guild 11. House of the Cat 12. St Jacobs Cathedral 13. Līvu square 14. Dome Cathedral 

At the end of the tour you will receive extra advise on what else to do in Riga!

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  • Meeting point:
    Meistaru iela 10, Centra rajons, Rīga...
    Meistaru iela 10, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
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    Your tour guide will meet you at the entrance of Meistaru iela 10 (famous house with a cat on the rooftop). Look for blue alarm clock logo!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Rachael 01 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Excellent tour guide - very clear presentation and fun style lots of information presented in an interesting format. Thick snow to walk through today and the pace was just right.
Delfina 29 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Rita has been a wonderful guide! Getting to know Riga with her is a wonderful experience. Very knowledgable, fun and inspiring. Can’t recommend her enough!
Cathryn 29 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Excellent way of seeing the city and learning its history.Tomas was an excellent guide,very friendly and knowledgeable .Thanks again for a very interesting experience .
Jose 28 Nov 2023
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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Rita was really good at explaining the history. Highly recommended
Sheila 28 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Rita was knowledgeable, articulate and interesting. Her English was excellent and the tour was both enjoyable and full (but not too full) of information. The two hours passed by so quickly, despite the fall of snow and freezing temperatures. I would highly recommend
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Who is this tour for?

Does not accept large group reservations.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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