Embark on an immersive journey through time in the heart of Latvia with our guided Riga Old Town sightseeing experience. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage charm, explore medieval architecture, and unravel the rich history of Latvia’s capital. Old Riga invites you to wander cobblestone streets, marvel at iconic landmarks, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this historic gem. More ideas on what to do while you are in Riga
Things to do in Riga: Town Hall Square
Begin your journey at the bustling Town Hall Square, a lively hub surrounded by colorful buildings, cafes, and the impressive Riga Town Hall. The square often hosts events and festivals, creating a vibrant atmosphere
Things to do in Riga Old Town: House of the Blackheads
Admire the ornate facade of the House of the Blackheads, an iconic symbol of Riga. This guild house dates back to the 14th century and is a testament to the city’s medieval prosperity.
Things to do in Riga Old Town: Latvian National Opera
Experience the cultural vibrancy of Riga at the Latvian National Opera. Even if you don’t catch a performance, the building itself is an architectural gem
Town St. Peter church
Discovering St. Peter’s Church in Riga is an immersive journey into the soul of the city. This Gothic masterpiece, rooted in the 13th century, whispers tales of Riga’s evolving history through its intricate architecture and artistry. As you ascend its soaring spire, a breathtaking panorama unfolds, offering an unrivaled perspective of the city and its surroundings.
Three Brothers Houses
Witness the oldest dwelling houses in Riga, known as the Three Brothers. These charming, leaning buildings showcase medieval architecture and provide a glimpse into the city’s architectural evolution.
Things to do in Riga: Swedish Gate and City Walls
Step back in time at the Swedish Gate, the last remaining gate of Riga’s medieval city walls. The Powder Tower and remnants of the city walls offer a glimpse into the city’s historical defenses.
Relax in the picturesque Dome Square, surrounded by cafes and the majestic Riga Cathedral. During the summer, the square becomes a venue for outdoor events and live performances.
Things to do in Riga Old Town: Museum Quater
Delve into Riga’s cultural heritage at the Museum Quarter, home to a cluster of museums. Explore the Latvian War Museum, the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, and the Latvian Museum of Photography