A third of Latvians live in the country's capital city, Riga, which is also the largest city of the Baltic States. The city is split in two by the Daugava River. It's historical centre, known as Old Town, on the east side of the river, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Further out from the river, to the west of Old Town you can find the cities Art Nouveau District. While a visit to the western side of the city includes sights such as Victory Park and the Holy Trinity Church.
Hop-on Hop-off Riga city tour
The hop-on hop-off bus from Riga City Tour will take you to both sides of the city, all the way from the Kalnciema Market in the west to the Dailes Theater in the east. Along the way you can enjoy the audio guided city tour about Riga and all that you see outside the red bus.
City sightseeing in Riga means journeying through the past and into the future. The Riga sightseeing bus tour will take you to the zeppelin hangars of the Central Market around Old Town, with its many historic churches and lively city squares, and across two of the city's main bridges to reach the different parts of the city.
Because the Riga city sightseeing tour takes you beyond the sights and sounds of the city's Old Town, you can discover the hidden gems of the city which you otherwise might miss. Such as the Botanical Gardens, the city canal (Pilsētas Kanāls) which separates Old Town from New Riga, and Esplanade Park which is home to the Latvian National Museum of Art and the Orthodox Cathedral.
It is up to you do decide where you want to hop-on and where you want to hop-off to discover the sights of Riga up close. Whenever you are done exploring you can just hop back on the next red bus that drives along the route.