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Riga Old Town and Central Market guided tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English, German, Russian
Mobile voucher accepted

Do this because

Discover the Swedish gate and explore old city walls

Visit the Dome Cathedral and St. Peter’s church

See Riga’s castle and Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church

Explore the Central Market, located in the heart of Riga’s UNESCO-listed Old Town

What to expect

Enjoy the ultimate tour in Riga to see the old town and the central market in just four hours. See all of the major highlights and walk through the famous central market of Riga to see its food culture and try authentic samples in a small group tour.

Get to know Riga on foot and wander through the city’s scenic cobblestone streets. Explore old town to see sights that include St. Peter’s Church and climb its tower for amazing views of the city. Head inside the Dom Cathedral and find about the Rooster legends of Riga, the Powder Tower, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers and more.

As you stroll from sight to sight, hear about the city’s past as a mighty seaport during the Middle Ages and enjoy photo stops at the prettiest medieval landmarks, such as the Old Guild House and magnificent House of the Blackheads. Learn about Riga’s role as a member of the powerful Hanseatic League.

Continue to Riga Central Market which is one of the largest in Europe, located at the heart of Riga’s UNESCO-listed Old Town, and learn the history of the buildings as they were once German Zeppelin’s hangars. Following your expert local guide, immerse yourself in local life as you explore the lively market and tuck into a variety of local specialties like smoked meats, cheeses, herring and hemp butter.

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What's included

Riga Dome Cathedral entrance fee

St Peter’s Church and tower entrance fee

Expert local guide

Location

Central District, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the Freedom Monument (Lady Liberty holding stars). Look for them holding a sign that says 'Walks In Europe.'

Provider

Walks In Europe,OU

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Small-group tours operate with a maximum of 15 people
  • Reduced child ticket can only be booked in combination with at least one paying adult ticket