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Riga: 3-Hour Soviet Walking Tour

Product ID: 66411
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Visit must-see places in Riga that are legacies of the city’s Soviet past and find out what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. On this 3-hour walking tour with a friendly local guide you’ll also have a chance to taste typical Soviet-era food.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Private tours are available at your preferred time. Pick up available from centrally located places (within 20 minutes walking distance from Old Town).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See sites that are legacies of Riga’s Iron Curtain past
  • Learn more about history and life during the occupation
  • Taste typical foods from the Soviet era
Full description
On this 3-hour walking tour a local guide will take you to some of the must-see places in Riga. Visit sites that are legacies of the city’s Soviet past, and some that are symbols of Latvians' desire for independence.

Learn more about the local history of the 20th century, including 3 occupations and miraculous movements towards independence.

See typical Soviet-era monuments and buildings, hear about life during the occupation and enjoy great panoramic views. You'll also have the opportunity to try some typical Soviet-era food from a Soviet-style buffet.

  • Hotel pick-up (if private option chosen)
  • Professional local guide
  • Public transportation ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance ticket to viewing platform (€5 per person)
  • Refreshments during buffet (€1-2 per person)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions
• The tour duration is 3 hours and a moderate amount of walking is involved
• Please let the tour operator known in advance about any special medical conditions or restrictions
• Don’t forget an umbrella (if it is raining) or sunscreen (if it is sunny)
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From £52.09 £41.68 per person

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Raami Travel

Product ID: 66411