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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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Old Town Walking Tour of Riga
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Riga Old Town Pub Crawl Including Famous Black Balsam
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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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  • Average4%
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around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely old town - lots to see and photogragh - make sure you go to the viewing points which overlook the old town for best views. Also make sure you have sensible walking shoes as the streets are all cobbles and not easy in a...More

Thank Eddie072_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal for a winter honeymoon or shopping for Christmas presents or a weekend getaway with best friend.

Thank Suzyendersen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, lots to see, lots of cafes & restaurants, we had a lovely time. Can find walks with information in free booklets.

Thank mummyetho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Architecture is very beautiful, nice buildings, churches, bars , restaurants. At night it gets much worse: scroungers, ugly escorts, fake people and workers, will all try to convince you to enter their dodgy clubs and rip you off!!!! Do not trust those stupid girls who...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riga old town is very nice; there are a lot of interesting statues to be found as well as beautiful scenery as there are some rivers spots around the old town. There is a large difference from the Riga old town (city center) than...More

Thank Link69
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the intersting thing in this city are the art nouveau buildings.Most of them are in good condition (Preserved). If you have time you can walk a lot. It is quiet and there are a lot of cafeterias and restaurants for resting. Keep in...More

Thank kdeli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in walking distance and have to say my favourite city break today. Just what the doctor ordered. Very quiet and chilled out break with an abundance of great places to eat and drink at very reasonable prices. Definitely recommend. Definitely will go back and...More

1  Thank LizzyT1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived in Riga for several years and visited Old Town quite often. It's a very interesting site and I'm sure you will enjoy the ancient buildings. Just two words of caution, walking on cobblestones is not so easy, so wear flat-heel shoes and secondly,...More

Thank Adair M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot places to go, but most of them have not satisfied me. Bruninieku street rave house is good enough though.

Thank psanatov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of Norwegian colleagues that had a guided walking tour in the old city of Riga. An exciting and dramatic history, charming architecture and lots of churches. Recommended!

Thank Penntagon
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16 June 2017|
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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