During the walking tour you will see all major sights of Old Riga, listen to many legends and enjoy the unique ambience that reigns the streets of the old town.
Excursion by foot
Duration: 2.5 h
Distance: 2.5 km (see the map)
List of sights:
Old Riga is the heart of the city. This is where its story began, and all the main historical events took place here. Over the eight centuries of the city's existence, many rulers have changed, and each new government has left its own unique mark in city’s appearance. Today Old Riga is a kind of open-air museum, where everything breathes history and keeps its secrets.
We will start the excursion in the spot where modern Riga began to be built, and during the excursion we will go all the way of the formation and development of the city.
We will walk along narrow winding streets and come out to the wide, noisy squares of the old city. We will admire Riga's churches, public and residential buildings.
We will learn about the manners and customs of bygone times, and also talk about how the city lives today.