If you havn't seen Riga Old Town - you havn't been in Riga - that for sure!
Old Town in Riga is the city's heart. With its historic buildings, friendly leisure venues, spacious squares and narrow and romantic streets, Old Town is the right place for sightseers. Either you prefer sitting in a summer garden or terrace in an old square surrounded by stunning houses or strolling through the winding streets enjoying the historic atmosphere and present liveliness - Old Town Riga is the place to come back to!
During the two hour Riga Old Town walking tour you will see the major architectural and cultural sites of Old Riga, such as:
The House of the Blackheads and Latvian National Opera House – one of the most beautiful buildings in Europe;
The Dome Cathedral – the largest place of worship in the Baltics, which has one of the largest pipe organs in Europe;
The St. Peters Church - the highest and historical Church in Old Town;
The Riga Castle - current residence of the president of Latvia;
The Powder Tower and Swedish Gate - a part of the historical defensive system of the town;
The Freedom Monument – national symbol of the freedom of Latvia.
Additionally you will see: Museum of Occupation of Latvia, Latvian Parliament building, The Three Brothers, Klostera Street, Convent Square, The Riga Orthodox Cathedral and many other cultural heritage objects.
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Tour starting point: On your wish
Tour starting time: upon request
Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
Contacts: by phone (+371 2844-1199) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)