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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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Riga Old Town Pub Crawl Including Famous Black Balsam
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Old Town Walking Tour of Riga
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This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus such historic sites as the 13th-century Riga Castle, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate and the Freedom Monument.
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around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved everything about Riga from the spectacular buildings to the art to the wonderful relaxing parks to the cool cafes to the fascinating old town. Lots to see if you just wander around (no need for a guide, it's all walkable with a map)....More

Thank LoungerLondon
Reviewed yesterday

This is what you came to see in Riga and you won't be disappointed. Loads of cobbled streets, old churches, Art Nouveau architecture, cute shops and cafes, etc. However, the central street Kalku Iela is way too touristy with chain restaurants like TGI Fridays, even...More

Thank simmondsi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As with most places in Europe, you need to look up as some of the best features are on the roofs of buildings (like the cat house for example .... 19 meistaru street)

Thank My_chicken_and_I
Reviewed 3 days ago

Riga is two day city. Beautiful but in general nothing to do, and to see. I was lucky with weather. Food not very cheap, but delicious.

Thank svenaadell
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A variety of good restaurants, cafes and stores. Really nice to just walk around and do not miss the alleys.

Thank My T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent an hour walking around old town and had a great time and got lots of great photos. Beautiful area with lots of great architecture and cafes. Weather was great. It a bit warm.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful and quite big old town. Restaurants and bars of course are very tourist oriented and prices are really on a high side. The views, architecture and general atmosphere are amazing. You have to visit and experience for yourself.

Thank Antanas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Town of Riga is, truth to tell, the primary reason to visit Latvia. A melange of Swedish, German and Soviet, it's bursting with tourists, shops and restaurants -- and several good museums. Wear comfortable shoes and enjoy. A special place.

Thank Film G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful old towns I have seen in Europe, a true rival to Prague, Krakow and Tallinn. It is really delightful to walk around the beautifully preserved and restored buildings and cobbled lanes. Everything looks very nice and colors are numerous. Churches...More

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel was on the cusp of Riga Old Town and it became an easy place to visit. So much was flattened by occupying countries and has now been rebuilt so tastefully. We took a boat trip around the rivers and out onto the main...More

Thank Gary I
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Response from gladfly | Reviewed this property |
It is very safe here! People are very friendly and helpful. Also, follow the advice from the guy from Denmark!
23 May 2017|
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Response from crosswycke | Reviewed this property |
Lithuania has beautiful beaches on the Curonian Spit. I didn't see any in Latvia.
30 July 2015|
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Response from worldtripper2013 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the freedome monument