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Regular Walking tours

From US$ 23.87
  • Explore Riga’s UNESCO-listed medieval center on foot
  • Plenty of stops to admire the architecture and take photos
  • Tasting of traditional Riga Black Balsam
Regular Walking tours
From US$ 23.87
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Regular Walking tours
US$ 23.87
The UNESCO-listed historic center of Riga is renowned for its medieval monuments and striking Jugendstil architecture. On this tour, explore the atmospheric Old Town on foot—stroll down the maze of cobblestone lanes; admire landmarks such as the Riga Dome Cathedral, St Jacob’s Church, the National Library and St Peter’s Church; and sample Riga Black Balsam, a traditional Latvian herbal liqueur.
What to Expect
You will have the opportunity to enjoy the architectural pearls from different centuries – from the oldest stone building in Riga dating back to 13th century to our Castle of Light – the National Library which was opened in 2014.
Pay a visit to the biggest churches in the Old Town- St. Peter’s, the Dome Cathedral and St. Jacob’s and find out why their spires are decorated with roosters instead of crosses.
There are many gems hidden in these streets and with the help of our guides you can discover the secrets of Riga.
The 2-hour tour includes the tasting of our magical elixir Riga Black Balsam believed to have the power to cure all diseases and a question+answer session with the guide.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Art Nouveau 2 hour walking tour ( Smile compNY based at foot of House of the Blackheads)

We were lucky enough to have a guide to ourselves for this 2 hour walk around the art nouveau architecture of Riga. Our guide was fantastic on the styles and details of the architecture and was generous in time and information. There were some minor...More

1  Thank Diana L
Reviewed 22 July 2018
Old Riga Walking Tour & Art Nouveau

My guidebook on Latvia got something wrong! It says „... Latvians are reserved. The first contact can be hard work for some ...“ I wonder whether the author ever met Smile Line’s Edite and her friendly team! I spent wonderful hours on two walking tours...More

4  Thank Soenke_London
Reviewed 3 June 2018
Excellent walking tour!

We really enjoyed the walking tour with Smile Line - it was a small group (about 6 of us) and the guide gave a very informative, tour about the history of the city as well as of Latvia as a whole. About the ancient times,...More

1  Thank Suanwei Y
Reviewed 15 May 2018
Old Riga walking tour

Definitely worth the money. Our guide Gunta was brilliant; she brought the whole place to life and told us/showed us all the best places to go. Without this tour and Gunta's advice on bars, restaurants etc, our visit to Latvia would have been much poorer....More

2  Thank alan g
Reviewed 10 May 2018
Exciting history with a fantastic guide

The long history of Riga was presented in an exciting way - we enjoyed the tour a whole lot! The German of our tour guide was outstanding!

2  Thank Florian G
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