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History fans that want to learn more while exploring Riga shouldn't miss this private history tour, where you walk the streets of the Old Town with your personal guide. From architecture to culture to religion, you can uncover more than 800 years of Latvian history along the way. Highlights include stops at area landmarks like ancient stone dwellings, historic workshop spaces, and the Riga Castle and Parliament buildings.
- Explore Riga's scenic Old Town with this private history walking tour
- Visit top Riga landmarks, like St. Peter's Church, and the Powder Tower
- Enjoy a personal experience with this private tour, just for your guests
- Don't worry about finding your way, with included hotel pickup and drop-off
- Local taxes
- Professional guide
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Difficult to understand the English explanation. Need to verify any guide can speak right languages. The city was good.
Date of experience: August 2019
This tour is a fantastic way to see a beautiful city. Mariya is a superb guide, very knowledgeable about the history and culture of the country. It is wonderful to hear how a Latvian feels about her country’s historic struggle to gain independence. After two hours, I felt that I…
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My sister and I took the tour with our very friendly guide, Erika who met us at the harbour. after a short discussion of what we wanted to see, we began with a short history of the old town. She took us through a great portion of the town, showing us the highlights as well as…
Date of experience: August 2018
Had a great private tour with Eva who told us about Riga's history and also had a good chat about life in Latvia in general. We wish her all the best!
Date of experience: July 2018
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We were a couple booking this last min before we arrived in Riga, but finalized the details before even flew out. Great communication that already had me comfortable and pleased that I booked this. Met us at our rented apartment. On time with a big smile and excitement.…
Date of experience: May 2018
Response from Riga-Sightseeing, Owner at Private Riga Old Town Walking Tour
Responded May 13, 2018
Dear EddyZ88, Thanks a lot for kind words and detailed feedback! I am happy to hear that tour was informative and useful even after that all that you were seeing and experiencing in Riga and Latvia in previous days. We will be happy to welcome you in Riga again! Best Regards, Santa
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Terrific Art Nouveau and Old Town Tour!
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Great tour with Santa Ogrina
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Informative and interesting
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A great way to enjoy the architecture of Riga
Everything was awesome, well organized and on-time. I asked for the guide to meet us at the hotel (we were in the …
Exceptional Guide for Riga/Latvia
In July, I took a solo trip to Estonia and Latvia. I ran across the excellent reviews for Santa on Trip Advisor wh…
Great Riga tour
Over a 4-5 hour period, we went to a few markets and then a thorough walking tour of central Riga. Santa Ogrina wa…
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Santa Ogrina is the BEST, she is a brilliant young lady with extensive knowledge of Riga and it's history. I can no…
A splendid tour guide
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