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Highlights
  • 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
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Regular Walking tours
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Regular Walking tours
From USD 23.17
Overview
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.
Reviews (15)
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile
Great introduction

Riga Walking Tour from Smile Line with Enga. My chronological history of Central Europe is not great so Enga's tour was especially informative, and her capacity for facts and history at almost every corner was impressive and interesting. I have a much clearer sense of...More

1  Thank LeanneH687
Reviewed 1 October 2018
A must if you are to see as much as you can whilst in Riga

We went on 2 tours, a walking tour in the Old Town of Riga and also the Culinary tour.We were lucky enough to have the same tour guide, Natalia on both walks and we were in a small group of 4 on both days. Natalia...More

1  Thank marynicholson1
Reviewed 18 August 2018
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 23 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 P
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
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