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It was great to have you on our tour:) We hope you enjoyed it!

For a full Riga experience remember we have two completely different tours:

 

Old Riga Free tour
Daily at 11:00
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Hidden gems of Riga free tour
Daily at 14 00
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Review or tour

If you would leave a review about the tour you just attended it would be fantastic! Below is also some advice for your time in Riga!

  1. Google review
  2. Tripadvisor

Useful information about Riga and events in Riga

  1. Riga city council website in English – website
  2. Live Riga – website

Places to see Riga from above

  1. St. Peters church – google maps
  2. Science Academy – google maps
  3. Skyline bar – google maps

 

Getting around Riga and Latvia

  1. Riga Central bus station – google maps
  2. Riga Central train station – google maps
  3. Bus nr. 22 to the airport – schedule

 

Museums in Riga

  1. Museum of History and Navigation – google maps – website
  2. Decorative arts and design museum – google maps – website
  3. Žanis Lipke museum – google maps – website
  4. Ethnographic museum – google maps – website
  5. Occupation museum – google maps – website
  6. Museum of History of Latvia – google maps – website
  7. National art museum – google maps – website
  8. Art Nouveau museum – google maps – website
  9. KGB museum – google maps – website
  10. Motor museum – google maps – website

 

What is on another side of the river Daugava?

  1. A-B dam – beautiful view of Old Riga – google maps
  2. Ķīpsala island – famous for its wooden architecture, on this island also museum of Zanis Lipke(savior of Jews during WWII) – google maps
  3. National Library of Latvia – google maps – website
  4. Kalnciema street Quarter – especially known for its weekly market – google maps – website

 

Where to eat in Riga?

Casual:

  1. Lido – most popular by locals for simple lunch – there are several of them in Riga – here is one close to Old Riga and also Lido web site for full info – google maps – website
  2. Spināti un Sviests – A very popular spot for simple, thus good lunch. Works Mon – Fri, from 11-15 00 google maps

Evening dining:

  1. Pētergailis – google maps – website
  2. Melnais Ķiploks – google maps – website

 

Music, food, atmosphere

  1. Ala Folk Club – great food, live music and superb atmosphere – google maps – website
  2. Kaņepes kultūras centrs – 15 min walk from Old Riga, regular cultural events (Temporeraly closed)  – google maps
  3. Tallinas ielas kvartāls – 16 buildings – An attractive place for art and entertainment – google maps
  4. Andrejostas kvartāls – google maps  – info

 

Useful info about Riga and events in Riga

  1. Riga city council website in English – website
  2. Live Riga – website

 

Must visit

  1. Riga Central Market – website – google maps

 

Good ideas for other things to do in Riga

  1. Renting a bicycle (this is the best bike rent in Riga from all angles) – google maps – website
  2. Kayak tour in Riga – website

 

Popular destinations not far from Riga

  1. Jurmala – beach resort city – very convenient is to get on the train from Riga Central train station, get off in a stop called Majori, it takes 25 min to get there – website
  2. Sigulda – Gauja river National park – train or bus – 50 km from Riga – website
  3. Cēsis – one of the prettiest cities in Latvia – 81 km – bus station – your own car – website
  4. Bauska – Bauska castle is the main attraction in this city – website
  5. Kuldīga – the old town is a pearl of west Latvia – website