Riga In-App Audio Tour: Exploring the Old Town of the Medieval City

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5 km
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Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Take this in-app audio tour to explore the Riga's Old Town and to reveal its hidden gems
  • Walk through the narrow cobbled streets and lively squares soaking up history and lore
  • Learn how crafty merchants used cats to get to the guild, or cut gates in a house to collect tolls
  • Admire the trio of the Gothic churches forming the city's heritage and its striking skyline
  • Get transported back in time, from the Middle Ages, through the Soviet rule and to the modern Latvia
Discover the heart and soul of Riga's Old Town like never before with this captivating in-app audio tour! Your self-guided exploration begins at the Freedom Monument, a symbol of Latvia's enduring spirit. From there, you'll tread upon winding, cobblestone streets and lively squares that will transport you to the Middle Ages. Along your way, you'll hear what funny tricks city's merchants used to gain money and recognition. Your journey will lead you to the historic Riga Castle, perched elegantly along the banks of the Daugava River. This has not only been the residence of the Latvian rulers, be it the Soviet leaders or the Latvian presidents, but a scene for a local legend of the Sword of Destiny. You'll be treated to the mesmerizing trio of Riga's most iconic churches – St. James's, St. Peter's, and the Dome Cathedral. Marvel at their awe-inspiring Gothic architecture and learn which unexpected purposes they served for. As you wander around the Town Hall Square, you'll discover the fabulous house of the mysterious Blackheads community, and meet the Bremen Musicians. Finally, head to an authentic bar and souvenir shop to savor the legendary Riga elixir—the Black Balsam, a true taste of Latvian heritage.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Tips on free and almost free museums to visit
  • Recommendations on where to try local food and drinks
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions on the route
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Freedom Monument
Central District, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
Black Magic
Kaļķu iela, 10, Centra rajons
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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Hi! I'm a traveler, a guide, and a travel content creator 🌍 With my audio tours, I share my passion to my beloved places, cities, and museums! Travel with me through my planned routes and amazing stories!

4 ratings & review

February 2024
Great cheap way of getting to know the city. The guide was informative and friendly. Unfortunately the app itself is super clunky and refused to load the maps and directions at all, which got super frustrating in the freezing weather. Great concept and content let down by the app.
November 2023
Good and informative audio, you can enjoy your trip at your own pace. Including lunch, I spent almost 6 hours for the whole trip.

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