Old Riga is the heart of the city, but not all its places are revealed to tourists. We bet many of these places are not even known to local people! During the 2-hour tour, we will introduce you to the places of Riga’s old town that are not included in the traditional tourist routes – the stories of Ūdensvada, Pasta, Kungu, Peitava and other streets, which are different, but no less interesting and worth knowing.

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  • Professional local tour guide


  • St. Peter’s church tower: adults: 9€; students (with certificate): 7€, pupils (with certificate): 3€, free entrance for children under 7 years old.

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Riga Town Hall square

    The narrow cobblestone streets wind through some of the most beautiful architecture you'll find. The scene is especially stunning at night when the buildings are lit for maximum effect.

  • 2

    House of the Black Heads

    Visit one of the symbols of Riga. A gothic structure, which features an elaborate Renaissance facade, now functions as a venue for concerts, exhibitions, and festive events.

  • 3

    St. Peter's church (from outside)

    See the tallest peak in Riga! The church has become a kind of cultural and artistic center and the hall is used for exhibitions and concerts.

  • 4

    St. John's church (from outside)

    Visit the oldest house of worship in Riga and hear a fascinating legend about two monks. Find out who were immured in the wall!

  • 5

    Latvian National Opera

    Visit a symbol of culture in Riga and its immpresive architecture.

  • 6

    Livu Square

    Surrounded by the stunning buildings - beautiful Livu square has a lot to tell.

  • 7

    The Small Guild

    The old craftsmen house now operates as a cultural and folk art centre, which is inhabited by a variety of cultural organisations.

  • 8

    The Swedish Gate

    According to tradition, only lovers who walk through the gate together and hear the voices of the dead truly belong together. Whould you dare to try?

  • 9

    Parlament (Saeima)

    See the unique architecture of the building and learn about its history.

  • 10

    St. Jacob Catholic Cathedral of Riga (from outside)

    Visit the smallest one among the 4 Old Town churches. The building is part of the Old Riga UNESCO World Heritage Site. This relatively small church has a rather expressive tall tower, which preserved the pyramidal shape of the towers of the medieval Churches of Riga.

  • 11

    Rīga Cathedral

    It is an unmissable feature of Riga's old town which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. This museum features more than 500,000 archival items and tells the story of 800 years of Riga’s history.

Meeting Point

By the Latvian Riflemen Monument (Latviešu strēlnieku st. 1, Central District, Riga) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.