My Guide Website?
Riga Old Town Legends Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)1 Reviews
Travel by your own rules using this self-guided audio tour and explore Riga's Old Town at your own pace! Walk through the narrow cobbled streets and lively squares soaking up history and lore.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Latvia:If youʻre booking your trip to Latvia last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Discover Riga's Old Town's hidden gems with an audio tour
- Journey through Middle Ages to modern Latvia, via Soviet era
- Learn about old merchants' cat tactics and toll gate tricks
- Stroll through cobbled streets, absorbing history and lore
- Marvel at the Gothic churches trio forming Riga's skyline
DescriptionUncover the essence of Riga's Old Town in a completely new light through this captivating in-app audio tour! Your self-guided adventure begins at the Freedom Monument, a poignant symbol of Latvia's enduring resilience. From there, you'll meander along narrow cobblestone streets and bustling squares, whisking you back to the Middle Ages. Along the way, you'll be regaled with tales of the clever schemes employed by the city's merchants to amass wealth and prestige. Your journey will lead you to the venerable Riga Castle, gracefully perched on the banks of the Daugava River. Not only has it been home to Latvian rulers, including Soviet leaders and Latvian presidents, but it also hosts a local legend about the Sword of Destiny. You'll be enchanted by the trio of Riga's most iconic churches – St. James's, St. Peter's, and the Dome Cathedral. Marvel at their breathtaking Gothic architecture and discover their unexpected historical roles. As you stroll around the Town Hall Square, you'll stumble upon the magnificent residence of the mysterious Blackheads community and encounter the whimsical Bremen Musicians. To cap off your journey, make your way to an authentic bar and souvenir shop to savor the legendary Riga elixir – the Black Balsam, a genuine taste of Latvian heritage.
IncludesDownloadable Self-Guided Audio Tour on the WeGoTrip app in [English] Recommendations on where to try local food and drinks
- The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS.