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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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Marcos 16 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Guna has very good communication skills mixed with a great charisma making the whole tour very entertaining, funny, interesting and informative. Super nice attitude. Was a pleasure to be guided by her. Paldies 🏳️‍🌈
Jennifer 15 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Great tour in Riga. Sorry I forgot the name of our guide. But she is very informative and provided a great general overview of Riga.
Polonca 15 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
The lady knows a lot about Riga and
Olga 07 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Es una visita en el casco histórico que te ayuda a situarte, recomendable
Fernando 07 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Ieva ha sido una guía sobresaliente, con gran conocimiento de Riga y pasión por la historia de Letonia. Además con muy buen nivel de español. Enhorabuena.
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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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