SHORE EXCURSIONS IN RIGA LATVIA

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Riga Shore Excursions 
Shore Excursions specially designed for cruise passengers

1.- THE BEST OF RIGA 4,5 HRS
If you want to see as much as possible during your stay in Riga, this tour might be the best choice for you. We would use a private transportation so besides beautiful Old Town of Riga you will be able to see much bigger part of this capital city of Latvia. Of course all sites listed in the program of walking tour of Riga will be included in this tour, but additionally you will have a panoramic ride through other districts of the city with assistance of your private guide. We will also make some stops on the way and focus mainly on Art Nouveau theme. This style of architecture dominated the city over a century ago like no other city in the world. It is considered that nearly 40% of all buildings in Riga belong to Art Nouveau style, also known as Jugendstil. During this tour you will hear a lot of interesting facts and stories from our guide about Riga, its history, contemporary way of life of its citizens and experience unique atmosphere of this Baltic city. We can pick you up from the port and drop you off there right after the tour. During the excursion you can have a lunch break if you want or you can have after the tour and then come back to the port on your own.

Tour lasts app 4,5 HRS

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2.- WALKING RIGA 3 HRS

Capital of Latvia situated by the Daugava river is not only the biggest city of the country but also one of the biggest and oldest in northern Europe. In 1997 UNESCO declared Riga’s historical centre a World Heritage Site. Today this area on the right bank of Daugava is the heart of the city and very popular tourist destination. During our tour you will discover all its highlights and experience fantastic atmosphere of this relatively small and compact quarter of Riga.Our guide will meet you at the harbour and from there you will take a very short walk to the Old Town. We will show you there one of the most beautiful buildings in the city – Latvian National Opera House constructed in 19th century and unique building ofHouse of the Blackheads with fantastic ornaments reconstructed in late 1990s. Of course we will not miss one of the oldest monuments – Riga Castle which was founded in 1330. Another important site on our way will be Dome Cathedral well known for its size and large pipe organ. You will also see defensive town walls with Powder Tower and Swedish Gate, building of Latvian Parliament, St Peter’s Church (one of the symbols of Riga), the Freedom Monument and many others sites with interesting architecture and long history.After the tour you can have some free time in the centre and come back to your ship on your own at chosen time.

Tour lasts approx 2 hours

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