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Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) Tours and Activities

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Standing on the banks of the Daugava River, Riga Castle (Rīgas Pils) is one of the most resilient icons of Latvian heritage. At various points in its 700-year history, the castle has been under Polish, Swedish, and Soviet control. Today it is the official residence of the President of Latvia.

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Private grand Riga city tour

Private grand Riga city tour

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Firstly, after selecting most suitable transport – passenger car or minivan your tour will start along the central boulevards of Riga to Art Nouveau district.  You will be able to discover one of the largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world. After that district excursion will continue to the Riga Central market, where on the way you will be able to enjoy City Canal parks, the Fine Arts Museum, the Freedom Monumen and Daugava river with its bridges. Reaching the Riga Central market you will enjoy the diversity of typical national food. Secondly, you will have the opportunity to leave your transport and continue with a walking tour through Riga Old Town seeing most famous sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square, and St. Dom Cathedral. You will be introduced with a secretes of Cat House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.75
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$108.75
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Riga Highlights and Art Nouveau Museum Private Tour

Riga Highlights and Art Nouveau Museum Private Tour

With just one day in port in Riga, the most convenient way to take in the highlights is on a private guided tour. This shore excursion includes a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Old Town, a visit to the Art Nouveau Museum, and free time to shop for souvenirs. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$209.00
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$209.00
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Shore Excursion: Riga Highlights Tour with Art Nouveau Museum

Shore Excursion: Riga Highlights Tour with Art Nouveau Museum

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Check out Riga on this shore excursion that starts from the port. With a guide, you’ll take a panoramic sightseeing tour to see Riga Castle and a wealth of monuments around the pretty Latvian capital. Stroll around Riga Old Town to hear the history behind the House of the Blackheads, then finish with a visit to the UNESCO-listed central district and the Art Nouveau Museum.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.58
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$84.58

Riga Self-Guided Audio Tour

Riga Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour. This educational audio guided tour of the culturally important city of Riga will take you through the flat cobblestone streets where you will see sights such as historic Riga Castle and the magnificent National Opera House of Riga.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.29
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$15.29
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Best of Riga Join-in Shore Excursion

Best of Riga Join-in Shore Excursion

Explore Riga highlights on a half-day shore excursion that combines the benefits of a coach tour with the up-close experience of a walking tour. You’ll cover key sites by bus, then leave the vehicle behind to discover the narrow, cobblestone streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga). There, pass by the House of Blackheads, Latvian National Opera, and Riga Castle before returning to the ship.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Get Acquainted with Riga on Customized Private Tour

Get Acquainted with Riga on Customized Private Tour

Make the most of your visit to Riga with our fully customizable private tour. Choose what you want to see and when, and our expert managers will help you put together your perfect itinerary. Highly professional private tour guides, expert drivers and fast-track admission to museums will make your trip to Riga a truly memorable one! Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. The guide will have a sign with your name on it. According to your pre-selected museum preferences, your guide will already have a fully customized tour program which you will follow during your private exploration of Riga. We will happily customize each tour to include the sights that interest you most and will provide skip-the-line admission and special arrangements to maximize your experience. We care about our clients and want to make sure their tour time is used wisely and effectively. Each day your tour will end at the location of your choosing - either back at your hotel or anywhere in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$323.00
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$323.00
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Jewish Heritage of Riga Private Tour

Jewish Heritage of Riga Private Tour

Meet your guide and driver by the ship / hotel and start Riga sightseeing tour by bus with overview of Jewish history and sites. Driving along the scenic Daugava riverbank, we will admire the medieval heart of Riga, the Old Town. We will take a stroll through the magnificent squares and medieval streets of this Hanseatic merchants town. On our way we will see the Town Hall and House of Blackheads. Our next stop is at the Synagogue - a unique building with a fascinating history. Leaving the city center behind, we will now head to discover a period in time, where the most beautiful houses in Riga were built in art nouveau style. The Art Nouveau Museum exhibits the best of it in a charming and inviting way. Thereafter, Riga Ghetto and Holocaust museum visit (Note: donation required). The tour includes some free time for shopping and roundtrip transfer from cruise port. At the end of the tour you will be taken back to the ship/hotel. • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$503.00
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$503.00
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Private Shore Excursion: Walking Tour of Riga

Private Shore Excursion: Walking Tour of Riga

Get to know the highlights of the center of Riga in a 3-hour walk with a professional guide who will accompany you from the ship and back. You will see Riga Castle, House of the Black Heads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Swedish Gate, Cat House, Latvian National Opera, etc.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.00
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$167.00
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Private Riga Shore Excursion: City Tour and Jewish History Places

Private Riga Shore Excursion: City Tour and Jewish History Places

5-hour sightseeing tour of the main attractions of Riga with photo stops and a coffee break, as well as a visit to Synagogue, Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum and the Riga Art Nouveau Museum. You will see Riga Castle, House of the Blackheads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Riga Art Nouveau, Swedish Gate, Cats House, etc. Attention! On Mondays, the entrance to the Art Nouveau museum will be replaced by a visit to the Dome Church.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$483.00
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$483.00
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Private Riga tour with Old Town Art Nouveau and Central Market

Private Riga tour with Old Town Art Nouveau and Central Market

This authentic Riga City tour shows the best that city can offer in enjoyable sequence, combining comfort of tourist vehicle and picturesque walks in company of knowledgeable, enthusiastic and experienced guides sharing the love for their city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$260.99
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$260.99
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Highlights of Riga private walking tour

Highlights of Riga private walking tour

This 4-hour walking tour is a wonderfully captivating way to get to know Riga. Your tour guide will meet you by the ship and take you on a journey through this nearly 800-year old medieval town. Meet your guide at the cruise ship/hotel and start your relaxed discovery of the stunning city of Riga. Old Riga narrow streets and charming open squares linking them together are best discovered on foot. We will pay a visit to the Dome Church, Town Hall, House of the Blackheads, The Three Brothers and Statue of Roland. On our way, there are also the National Opera building nestled in a green park and Freedom Monument. The fascinating past of Riga will come alive through the stories and legends shared by your guide. Your walking tour ends on the square in front of the House of the Blackheads, a short walk away from the cruise port or centrally located hotel. Your guide is pleased to assist you with recommendations for spending your free time in town or with directions back to the ship/hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$246.00
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$246.00
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Private Tour of Riga: Old Town and Art Nouveau Museum

Private Tour of Riga: Old Town and Art Nouveau Museum

Meet your driver and guide at the cruise ship / hotel and start your relaxed discovery of the stunning city of Riga. During the 4-hour sightseeing tour you will get to enjoy the best of this Baltic pearl. After a beautiful drive down the Daugava riverbank and city center sightseeing, we will enjoy a short walk on historic streets of medieval old town, where you will see the House of the Blackheads, Riga Castle, Cathedral and the National Opera in a wonderful park setting. An absolute must-have is a visit to the unique collection of Art Nouveau buildings before admiring this wonderfully lavish period in art history inside Art Nouveau Museum. We will also take some time in the Old Town to take in the atmosphere and enjoy some free time for a coffee break or shopping. From the medieval treasures of the 13th century old town to one of the finest collections of Art Nouveau in Europe, Riga is truly a culture hub not to miss out. • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$433.00
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$433.00
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Private Shore Excursion: Highlights of Riga and Art Nouveau Museum

Private Shore Excursion: Highlights of Riga and Art Nouveau Museum

A 4-hour sightseeing tour of the main attractions of Riga with photo stops and a visit to the Riga Art Nouveau Museum. You will see Riga Castle, House of the Black Heads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Art Nouveau Riga, Swedish Gate, Cat House, Latvian National Opera, etc. Attention! On Mondays, the entrance to the Art Nouveau museum will be replaced by a visit to the Dome Church.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$372.00
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$372.00
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Private Riga Tour and Jewish History Places

Private Riga Tour and Jewish History Places

5-hour sightseeing tour of the main attractions of Riga with photo stops and a coffee break. You will visit Synagogue, Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum and the Riga Art Nouveau Museum, as well as see Riga Castle, House of the Blackheads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Riga Art Nouveau, Swedish Gate, Cats House, etc. Attention! On Mondays, the entrance to the Art Nouveau museum will be replaced by a visit to the Dome Church.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$526.00
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$526.00
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Riga old town walking tour

Riga old town walking tour

Walk with a local who can tell you all about Riga and has a longtime experience in guiding. My tour is not really a historicall lesson, but is more oriented on local traditions and how people live. Though some basic historical and cultural data you would absolutelly receive.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.25
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$36.25

Private Tour: Highlights of Riga and Art Nouveau Museum

Private Tour: Highlights of Riga and Art Nouveau Museum

A 4-hour sightseeing tour of the main attractions of Riga with photo stops and a visit to the Riga Art Nouveau Museum. You will see Riga Castle, House of the Black Heads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Art Nouveau Riga, Swedish Gate, Cat House, Latvian National Opera, etc. Attention! On Mondays, the entrance to the Art Nouveau museum will be replaced by a visit to the Dome Church.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$453.00
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$453.00
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Join-in Shore Excursion: Sightseeing Tour of Riga

Join-in Shore Excursion: Sightseeing Tour of Riga

The tour includes a sightseeing tour of Riga and a walking tour of the city center. You will see Daugava embankment, Riga Castle, House of the Black Heads, St. Peter's Church, Riga Cathedral, Art Nouveau Riga, Swedish Gate, Cat House, Latvian National Opera, Riga Art Nouveau, etc.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$216.00
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$216.00
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Private Walking Tour of Riga

Private Walking Tour of Riga

4-hour walk with a professional guide in the historic center of Riga. You will see the Riga Castle, the House of the Blackheads, St. Peter's Church, the Riga Cathedral, the Swedish Gate, the Cat House, the Latvian National Opera, etc.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$258.00
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$258.00
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Old Riga walking tour

Old Riga walking tour

The central story of the tour will to fully explain the answer to a legendary question “Why Riga will never be ready and completed to the end." This is a true legend - the Latvian capital is not afraid of change and is proud of ambitious plans. You will see the most interesting places in the Old Riga, once surrounded by ramparts. Guide will show bring you along the narrowest street of the Old Town and get acquainted with the “Three Brothers”. During this tour, you will see remarkable sights like St. Peter's Church, St. Jacobs Church, St. Dom Cathedral, Dom Square and the Great and Small Guilds. You will see fragments of powerful city fortifications - towers, ditches, fortress walls - and make a wish, passing through the Swedish gate. You will be introduced with a secretes of Cats House and will see Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.62
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 19 Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) costs USD 15.29. Guided Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) tours start around USD 15.29 per person. See all 19 Riga Castle (Rigas Pils) tickets and tours on Viator.
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