Riga City tour.
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In the Old City.
Riga City Tour includes the Dome Cathedral built in 1211 and its extraordinary organ with 6781 pipes. Will walk around Riga Dome Square. Will show you the building of the Latvian Parlament.
Will enjoy the beautiful architecture of The Great and Small Guilds’ houses. Will explore the history of the economics and history of the city.
One of the visiting sites is the Swedish gate and the Beer-brewers street, Cats’ house and its superstitious legend, the “Three Brothers” – an architectural complex of three houses built in different centuries. A real highlight of the Old Riga is the House of the “Blackheads” – single merchants’ guild.
St. Peter church is a center of the simple people’s city. It is famous for the highest bell tower in Latvia.
Visit the only active Riga Synagogue on Peitavas Street. It was built in 1905 and remained an active synagogue till the WWII and afterward.
Outside the city Walls.
We will visit the Livu Square and Russian Drama Theatre. Will pass by the famous Freedom Monument and the Riga National Opera House. Riga houses numerous Opera festivals, which attract music lovers for the neighboring countries, as well as many locals who buy out the tickets very quickly.
We will also visit the biggest city market in the Baltic States. It is located in the 5 huge hangars, built once for the storage of the Zeppelins. You can find a lot of different food and other stuff on this colorful market.