The Freedom Monument, Riga

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Riga: Old Town and Central Market Walking Tour

1. Riga: Old Town and Central Market Walking Tour

Get an insider’s view of Riga's old town on a small-group walking tour through the city's scenic cobblestone streets. Marvel at Riga's famous sights, including St. Peter's Church, where you can climb its tower for amazing views of the city. Make your way inside the Dome Cathedral and learn about the Riga roosters, the Powder Tower, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, and more. Enjoy hearing about the city's past as a mighty seaport during the Middle Ages, and take in views of beautiful medieval landmarks, such as the Old Guild House and the House of the Blackheads. Continue on to Riga Central Market, one of the largest markets in Europe, and immerse yourself in local life. Learn about Latvian cuisine and the variety of local specialties, such as smoked meats, cheeses, herring, and hemp butter. Be sure to sample the favorite foods of the locals.

Riga: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

2. Riga: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

D Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Latvian National Museum of Art! Visit the Freedom Monument a symbol of Riga. Learn about Laimas Pulkstenis this magnificent watch with rare architecture and admire the Powder Tower which is one of the oldest in Europe. The Swedish Gate will surprise you, with its terrible legend. Visit the oldest housing complex the unique aesthetics. Then Riga Castle awaits you, don't forget to take pictures! Riga Cathedral will leave you speechless with its magnificent interior and exterior. Admire the House of the Blackheads with its unique colors and architecture. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be St. Peter's Church, which will mark you for the rest of your life with the unique view from its tower.

Riga: 2-Hours Art Nouveau Walking Tour

3. Riga: 2-Hours Art Nouveau Walking Tour

Explore one of the world’s main hubs of Art Nouveau architecture on this guided tour around Riga. You’ll spot significant landmarks including the Freedom Monument, the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral, and the Latvian National Art Museum. Start your tour at the distinctive Laima Clock by the Freedom Monument, and learn about the latter’s significance as a memorial for the victims of the Latvian War of Independence. Next, wander down the famous Alberta iela (Albert Street), known worldwide for its Art Nouveau buildings.  Stop by the landmarks of the Boulevard Ring, including the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Cathedral, the Academy of Arts, and the Latvian National Art Museum. Find out from your guide about the three sub-styles of Art Nouveau architecture in Riga, and the secrets behind the mystical recurring symbols. Along the way, you’ll learn about the history of the town and hear stories about the previous notable inhabitants of these impressive buildings.

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