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Riga Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

1. Riga Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Get to know Riga at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts.  After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Riga’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. Start the activity anytime, the schedule is indicative. You will visit: Latvian national museum of art - starting point The Freedom Monument Laima Clock Bastejkalna Park Powder Tower The Swedish Gate Three Brother Riga Castle Riga Cathedral House of the Black Heads St. Peter’s Church - ending point and more…

Riga: Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Riga: Self-Guided Audio Tour

See the sights of Riga at your own pace and according to your schedule on a self-guided walking tour. Download an audio guide onto your MP3 player and get a fully detailed map to help you explore. Explore Riga, the city that only recently gained independence from Russia in 1991. This blossoming city of culture is quickly becoming a popular spot for tourists and other Europeans and the world is taking notice, with Riga being named the "European Capital of Culture" in 2014. Its architectural buildings are definitely worth viewing when visiting the area, with the great Riga Castle and St. Peter’s Church being at the top of the list. You can walk down the flat streets and check out the interesting restaurants and cafes with unique drinks only served in Riga. On this audio tour you will also see the Town Hall Square, the House of Brotherhood and the Blackheads, the Museum of the Occupation, the National Opera House, the Freedom Monument, and the Swedish Gate. There is also an optional addition to see the Central Market.

Riga: Medieval App Exploration Game

3. Riga: Medieval App Exploration Game

The city game starts at Bastejkalna Park. It will take you between two and three hours to complete, but you can also explore at your own pace. Pause the game and resume anytime from the location it was paused. You will finish near the Gallery Bastejs. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. You can also complete some fun challenges to get from one place to the next. After you book the game, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phone. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

Riga: Self-Guided Old Town Tour

4. Riga: Self-Guided Old Town Tour

Use your smartphone as your personal guide and start the game at a time convenient for you. You don’t have to wait for a physical guide, simply open up the app and your experience begins. This self-guided Old Riga walking tour is perfect if you are short on time and trying to save some money. You'll visit the most interesting and remarkable places, and will also see a few secret gems hidden within the Old Town. Starting and ending at Town Hall Square, the tasks of this quest are quite easy. This allows you to play with children, and without too much knowledge of the city. Enjoy your time and play without haste, you can even pause the game for a coffee break or selfie.

Riga: Art Nouveau City Exploration Game

5. Riga: Art Nouveau City Exploration Game

The city game starts at Riga’s First Art Nouveau Building (Audēju iela 5). It will take you around 1.5 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish near the Kino Bize theatre. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Up for a fun challenge? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Riga: VEF Industrial District Smartphone Game Walking Tour

6. Riga: VEF Industrial District Smartphone Game Walking Tour

Explore the factories, plants, and unique residential buildings of the VEF industrial district in Riga with this smartphone tour. Play an interactive city game that lets you unlock local history by completing quest tasks. Use your smartphone as your personal guide and start the game at a time convenient for you. Simply open up the app to begin your experience. See sights and answer riddles at your own pace with an game that can be paused and resumed. Challenge yourself with a game that is moderately difficult. Make use of your experience with scavenger hunts and mystery geocaches. Learn facinating trivia facts about the city that you can share with friends.

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What people are saying about Riga

Very nice way to get to know the city. What we only missed was a word of explanation what we had to do. We almost always needed the first tip to know how to start with the question.

Well made and very informative. It allows you to stop as long as you want at each attractions.