Hop-On Hop-Off Riga
Riga’s beautiful UNESCO-listed Old Town, numerous parks, fascinating museums, trendy dining spots and a thriving underground music and arts scene mean there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There’s no better way to explore all the Latvian capital has to offer than with our City Sightseeing Bus Tour. With the freedom to hop on and off at any of the numerous stops, you can explore Riga at your own pace. Sit back, relax and enjoy panoramic views from the top deck of our red double-decker buses as we drive you past some of the must-see attractions like the Freedom Monument, the Central Market, Vermanes Garden and the Old Town.
- Discover all Riga has to offer from the comfort of a City Sightseeing bus
- Audio commentary in 8 languages so you don’t miss anything
- 24hr/48hr unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with 360° panoramic views of Riga’s best sights
- Create your own itinerary and explore Riga at your own pace
- Flexible 3-month ticket to be used whenever you wish
- 24 or 48hr Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Hop on the bus to begin your journey at Vermanes Garden. This park was donated to the city by a Prussian widow in the 1810s and boasts formal gardens and exotic trees, and is a great place to enjoy a coffee at one of the seasonal cafes. Continuing your journey, you’ll cross the canal which used to be a 90-metre wide defensive moat. Be sure to hop off at the Freedom Monument. Built in 1935 to honour the soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence, it stands 42 metres tall and is a popular public gathering place.
Hop back on the bus and head for the Art Nouveau District, which features many fantastic art nouveau apartment buildings built at the start of the 20th century, when Riga was enjoying perhaps its greatest period of prosperity. Several of these buildings were designed by Mikhail Eisenstein, father of Sergei, the legendary Russian film-maker who directed Battleship Potemkin. With a third of its buildings, being Art Nouveau in style, Riga has a higher concentration of this distinctive architecture than anywhere else in the world, which helps make it such an elegant city.