Riga Old Town Free walking tour in English & Spanish

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 30, 2021

"Free Walking Tour Riga" was developed to show you the best of Riga - our home city. All our guides are locals from Riga with a good knowledge base and friendly personality. Some of them are also members of Latvian Professional Guide Association. It will be our honour to show you around Riga!

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

Tour description

Welcome to Riga Old town tour with informative and friendly local guides!

By joining this tour, you will learn main historical facts about Riga, explore top sights in Riga Old town and listen to nowhere else to read engaging stories about them!

Tour starts with House of the Blackheads and then takes you inside the Old town to see the centuries-old buildings - Town hall, St. Peters church, St. John’s church, Great guild, Small Guild, House of cats, the Three brothers buildings, St. Jacobs cathedral, Swedish gate, Parliament building and more... Tour will finish at the Livu square.

During this 1,5 h long walk, you will also hear about:
• Art nouveau architecture in Riga
Facts about Riga city today – its political, religious and economic landscape 

• Fun stories about Latvians living here
What local foods to try

Finally our EXCLUSIVE tips on what to see, do and where to eat, also what else to explore outside Riga, we will give you at the end of the tour.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Grēcinieku iela 18, Centra rajons, Rī...
    Grēcinieku iela 18, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
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    We will wait for you at the corner of Grecinieku street 18 with the Riga guide sign on the neck of the guide.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    House of the Black Heads

    We will the amazing House of the Blackheads from outside, y. You will learn about the building here, but also wh were Blackheads and how they spent time in the building.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    St. Peter's Church

    We will see the tallest church tower in Riga.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Cat House

    We will see a huse with a decoration of a cat and here the most famous urban legend here.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    The Swedish Gate

    Learn about the history of the only remained gate in the city of Riga

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Riga Cathedral

    We will see the cathedral from utside, but also learn about the treasures it holds inside.

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).

Tour opinions

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Nuria 19 Jun 2024

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
El tour todo bien.
Martina 15 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
The tour guide was amazing! She was the source of lots of interesting information but also super funny, interaction with her was just wonderful! We absolutely loved the tour (don’t remember her name but in English it means fire :))
Cary 15 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Really good and informative. Well worth doing the tour. Thanks
Ian McCashey 21 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
It’s a must if you want to learn about Riga from a local
elysa 12 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
She was great fun, very knowledgeable, remembered which countries guests came from and brought this into her tour.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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