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Old City Riga (Vecriga)

around Maza Pils iela, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 356 023
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USD 91.28*
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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 2 days ago via mobile

The old city of Riga is very beautiful to visit ! The history is everywhere around the small and pleasant streets : cathedral, castle , parlement and houses ...

Thank php62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is great and we had been served by john who is really helpful and suggested us what to eat We had an Argentinian soup and Argentinian rib eye steak

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Riga's old city was a revelation. It has a large collection of art deco buildings and the atmosphere is unique. I could easily compare it to certain areas in Paris for example. On the other hand, there is an extreme touristic development with lots of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on business and loved the cobbled and quaintness of the Old Town. There are steeples and towers everywhere and plenty of bars, restaurants and a great river view. It's not dissimilar in feel to Budapest or Krakov and we felt very safe walking...More

Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 3 days ago

The city is small enough to walk round the old city but book guided tours through Eat Latvia Riga Explorers Club, with the most fun, well informed and interesting guides. Tours in excellent English and €10 to €15 depending on the tour. Mikael Eizenstein (father...More

Thank SaraBruxelles
Reviewed 3 days ago

When you visit Riga I recommend to have a walk in Old City (if it will not be raining). It is amazing mix of medieval and 19 century architecture, great attractions. Worth to have this experience. Recommend!

Thank obente341
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved wandering the cobble streets, getting lost in the maze of buildings. Then sitting and relaxing at one of the many pubs and watching the people. Lucky to have a lovely sunny day.

Thank Wenny1959
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Riga old town is beautiful and full of history. On paper it sounds similar to Tallinn - but the feeling is different. Loved walking around it and weather was beautiful in July!

Thank BritishBeijinger
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed in this area and found loads of fantastic bars, cafes and shops amongst the many cobbled streets full of fabulous and beautiful architecture

Thank BellaAmos
Reviewed 5 days ago

Riga is an ideal city for a long weekend.Airport is close to the City and you can walk everywhere in the Old Town. A highlight is the Art Deco architecture as Riga has more Art Deco houses than any other city in Europe. A tip...More

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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.
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Response from worldtripper2013 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the freedome monument