The current castle was the Livonian order residence; it is currently occupied by the president of Latvia. The castle is an impressive structure with white walls, fat towers, and a red roof. Currently the castle is closed for renovation after the 2013 fire.
Old Town of Riga is famous for its cathedrals, old buildings, churches. Take a walk through the labyrinth of the narrow streets, enjoy the colorful buildings, little shops, and sweet restaurants. A photo stop at the famous Dome square and cathedral, Castle with the Castle square, Town Hall, house of the Blackheads is an absolute must.
House of the Blackheads is an impressive colorful Hanseatic structure on the Town Hall square. It belonged to the society of merchants and ship owners, formed in the 15th century in the Baltics. The current exterior of the building dates back to the middle of the 17th century.
The Cat House is the most recognizable building of the Old Riga with the two statues of the angry-looking cats on the top of the building's towers, watching the city from the tower tops.
- Private professional tour guide (5 hrs)
- Private tourist-class vehicle (5 hrs)
- Riga panoramic tour
- Riga Old Town walking tour
- A visit to the Laima Chocolate Museum and guided tour with an in-house guide (groups up to 10 persons will be joined with a museum group tour)
- Meals / snacks
- Drinks / coffee break
- Other admissions / donations
- Tips / Gratuity
IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Riga Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.