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Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town
"The most enchanting part of Riga is the Old Town. The buildings and the history surrounding them creates a fascinating and whimsical picture of Riga’s past. This area also offers all of the amenities that you could possibly need: bars night-clubs restaurants hotels museums and most importantly a great atmosphere.Our professional and certified tour guides will walk you through Riga.Old town of Riga is a beautiful place and we would like to tell you a little bit more about it on our famous Riga old town walking tour through:Town Hall Square Blackhead house St. Peter's Church Dome Square 15-18 century complex of dwelling ho
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Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
From EUR40.00
 
Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
From EUR40.00

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Old Town

The Old City of Riga has a collection of small squares, each worthy a visit in its own right. One of, if not, the oldest of these squares is the cobbled Town Hall Square (Rātslaukums). This has been...
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House of Blackheads

Without doubt the colourful House of Blackheads, a Gothic building with a Dutch Renaissance façade, is the greatest crowd puller and most photographed building in Riga. The current reincarnation of...
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Freedom Monument

While it is not the largest monument in Riga (the Soviet Victory Monument takes that honour, by a long shot), the modernist Freedom Monument, dominating the view as you head east along Brivibas iela...
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Central Market

One of the things I most enjoy doing in any place I am is visiting as many local markets as I can fit in. In Riga I managed to get to two – Central Market and the much smaller though no less...
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Art Nouveau Buildings

In various others of my Riga reviews I have referred to, or drawn the reader's attention to, examples of Art Nouveau in the Old City and, to a letter degree, in the Moscow District. Nice as those are,...
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St Peters Church

The thing that amazed me most about St Peter’s (Pēterbaznīca) was how old the church looked. This was particularly true when I came around from the rear of the building and was confronted by the...
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Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ - Orthodox Cathedral

The brickwork and gilded cupolas make this neo-Byzantine Russian Orthodox Cathedral one of Riga’s most beautiful buildings and, unlike other churches in the City, while it has had a number of uses, it...
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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Thankfully most of us have not lived in situations where we have been oppressed for most of our lives. We have not had our freedom taken away by tyrannical regimes, been incarcerated or exiled for...
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Musicians of Bremen Monument

In the Brothers Grimm fairytale, The Bremen Town Musicians, the musicians, a donkey, a dog, a cat and a cockerel, all past their prime and rejected by their owners, set out to make a new life for...
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Cat House

The Cat House takes its name from two angry black cats, one perched on each of the two turrets of this rather grand 1909 Medieval / Art Nouveau styled house, located across the road from the Great...
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Powder Tower

Dear Ladies, and Gentlemen as appropriate, Riga’s Powder Tower is not a fashionable place to powder your nose. Rather, it part of the Latvian War Museum but more on that later. The captivating, ivy...
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Bastejkalns Park

Moving across from the Freedom Monument towards the Latvian National Opera I was attracted by this graceful brushed aluminum figure by the canal. It is a very modern and eye-catching sculpture of...
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Moscow District

One of my best memories of Riga is the half day or so we spent wandering around the Moscow District (Maskavas forštate), also (or rather officially) called Latgale, and in so doing discovering one of...
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Daugava River

The last 15kms or so of our ferry trip from Stockholm to Riga took us up the Daugarva River, through the present day port area of Riga which lines both banks of the river from the Baltic Sea to the...
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