Medieval Riga and Guided Boat Ride
Second biggest after Stockholm, city on the Baltic Sea – Riga, famous for its medieval wealth and power, in the times being a part of Hanseatic League, and for magnificent Art Nouveau architecture of the early 20th century.
Walk to the main square will take you 5 min. During walking tour of Riga’s old town you will see Dome cathedral founded in the 13th century, knight’s castle, nowadays being the presidential palace, Latvian Parliament building, several medieval churches, one of them is St Peter’s church with outstanding viewing platform on top of the tallest spire in the city. In one of the city corners you’ll discover the powder tower and part of medieval town wall. We will not forget Roland – the patron saint of the city and magnificent house of the guild of the Blackheads.
You will walk crooked streets of old Riga to the Freedom Monument, and see the moat and park belt of old town.
We will walk the districts of stupendous Art Nouveau buildings from the early 20th century, and admire the inventive spirit of Riga architects.
Tour will be continued with the boat ride together with the guid, as the best way to see Riga majestic panorama is the view from the water. You will see the Castle, building of new National library, TV tower, and more.
The tour will end in the old town where you have free time for discoveries on own, visiting museums, lunch or shopping.
Price: 2 per 180 eur
Each extra person + 30 euros
Booking has to be done latest 1 week prior to the arrival.
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