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Free Walking Tour of Riga
Activities in Riga

Free Walking Tour of Riga

9.70 / 10
30 reviews | 524 travellers
It was a nice overview of the city, thank you for the tour :)
8 Audrey Michenaud-rague

Did you know that Riga's historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Discover its charm on this free walking tour, the best way to explore the Pearl of the Baltic.

Free Walking Tour of Riga

Your free walking tour of Riga will begin at 10:30 am at the Mencendorfa Nams Museum, in the very centre of Riga. What better place to begin your discovery of the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with fascinating history?

Throughout the tour, we'll discover the most important landmarks in Latvia's capital and learn about its history and culture.  We'll pass by the Town Hall, the House of the Black Heads, St. Peter's Church and Livu Square.

The tour will continue to St. John's Church, a Lutheran church surrounded by other churches such as St. George's Church. 

The free tour will take us to the Cat's House - what's so special about this building and why did it get its name? We'll find out! We'll also go through the Swedish Gate, see the Three Brothers and St. Jacob's Church. 

The tour will end at 12 pm at the The Dome square

Important information

  • Please note: it isn't possible to reserve this free walking tour of Riga for groups of more than 6 people.
  • Children must always be accompanied by an adult. There is a maximum of 3 children permitted per adult.
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Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


English speaking guide

Traditional drink

When to book?

You can book up until 2 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.


Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Mencendorfa Nams (Mentzendorff House)