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Riga: Guided Old Town Walking Tour

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Tours Culture & history Activities Walking tours Wheelchair accessible

Explore the top sights in Riga's Old town on a guided walking tour. Learn about the city's history from your local guide and see the Town Hall, House of Cats, and more.


  • Walk along cobble stone streets by the Swedish Gate in Riga's Old Town
  • Learn of the 800-year history of Riga in an engaging way with a local guide
  • Hear how Art Nouveau design swooped into Latvia's architecture scene
  • Explore Riga's Old Town center and its charming medieval buildings
  • Walk by the towering Saint Peter's Church and Saint Jacob's Cathedral


Discover Riga's Old Town on a guided walking tour of its main sights. Listen to your local guide's fascinating stories and learn about the city's rich history. Pass well-known locations, including the House of the Blackheads, the Three Brothers building complex, and the Swedish Gate. Start your tour at the bright red House of the Blackheads and head inside the Old Town. Marvel at the centuries-old buildings surrounding you here. From the Town Hall Square dating back to the 13th century to the towering Saint Peter's Church. Continue your walking journey and see the magnificent Great and Small Guild Halls, the medieval and Art Nouveau Cat House, the Three Brothers Buildings, St. Jacob's Cathedral, the Swedish Gate, and more. Along your route, learn about how Art Nouveau architecture swooped into Riga, local and historical stories, and insights into what food to taste while in Latvia.


Guide Walking tour

Important Information

  • This tour has limited accessibility during autumn and winter (from the beginning of October until the end of March) due to slippery cobblestones. Wheelchair users who wish to join the tour during this period should please bring someone to assist them

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