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Soviet Heritage Walking Tour - Riga after WW2 provided by Raami Travel

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Freedom Monument
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Freedom Monument
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    1991 Barricades Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Pārdaugava
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Victory Park
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Torņakalna stacija
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Panorama Riga Observation Deck
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Latvian Academy of Sciences Observation deck
    Akademijas laukums 1, Latgales priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Freedom Monument, Central District, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Latvian Academy of Sciences Observation deck, Akademijas laukums 1, Latgales priekšpilsēta, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
Inclusions
  • Local and professional guide
  • Public transportation tickets
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - 1991 Barricades Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Panorama Riga Observation Deck
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Suitable strictly for active people only as quite a large amount of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. In case of extreme weather (colder than -15C, hotter than +35C, stormy wind or rain) the tour would be cancelled and you would be offered full refund (or spot on the next available tour).
  • Although children are allowed, this activity is not suitable for them
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AlexHayesNorwich wrote a review Oct 2019
Norwich, United Kingdom17 contributions32 helpful votes
Edite, our guide, was brilliant and took us on a comprehensive three-hour tour. We packed a lot in: travelling on a bus and a train, too. We highly recommend the tour and learnt a huge amount about Latvia’s history. First rate!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from LigaVanaga, Owner at Soviet Heritage Walking Tour - Riga after WW2
Responded 23 Oct 2019
Thank you dear Alex, we are glad that you enjoyed your experience! The satisfaction of our guests is our priority. We wish you a great time in Riga and thank you for your kind review.
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Rick C wrote a review Jul 2019
Cape Coral, Florida8 contributions4 helpful votes
Liga from Riga was awesome! Authentic personal experience passed onto us. We felt her family experience was shared with us.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Simon H wrote a review Feb 2019
London, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent a very enjoyable 3 hours finding out about a less obvious part of Riga's history. We got a real feel of the effects of the Soviet occupation of Latvia. Had an excellent guide who we could really engage with. We came away feeling like we knew more about Riga than we
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Dorske&Tamara wrote a review Jan 2019
Wellen, Belgium11 contributions3 helpful votes
Well organised tour by local guide that shows the dark pages of the cityhistory during war and Sovjetregime which brings you also in less touristique areas. Therefor we will highly recommand this tour. On the voucher was mentioned that there was a sovjet-buffet included, but
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GordonJulie B wrote a review Jul 2018
United Kingdom121 contributions111 helpful votes
We were met as promised at 3 p.m. by local guide from Riga, who was informative of all what she was telling and showing us. She could also relate some parts of the trips to her own family experiences as well as when she was in school. Tour included the free walk around of KGB
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Date of experience: July 2018
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The ultimate Latvian experience
Latvian cuisine is exquisite and this is the perfect tour to discover it. We went around Rīga's central market with
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Tourguide
Its was great. And thanks to the tourguide... she was very good, and love his job to introduced the turist the beau
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Great tour with a local personal Touch!
Outstanding tour by a local expert who has a passion for travelling. Our tour guide took us around Riga, showing th
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Excellent private tour and guide
I found Raami Travel through a web search for tour guides in Riga and contacted several local guides regarding a fu
nljohnst
nljohnst
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Worth it!
We went on the walking tour this past weekend and enjoyed it very much! We learned about the history of Riga, and w
missdc2015
missdc2015
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A must-do!
A great way to kick off a trip to Riga! Our guide Liga was very knowledgeable and friendly and we had a great time
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A fantastic tour
This tour won’t disappoint! We had a fantastic tour guide who was very knowledgeable. She gave us lots of historica
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Walking tour
Our guide Edita was lovely and charming on our 3.5 hour trip, we got to choose what we wanted to see and even stop
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Would totally recommend Liga's tour of the food market!
Our travel guide Liga was really nice and personalized our tour regarding our expectations. We tasted a lot of real
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joerO4047HL
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Very good tour
Very good tour which was very enjoyable even in spite of the weather; would recommend. Liga was very knowledgeabl
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Walk through Old Riga and Market food tour
We had an amazing day with Liga, being shown the architecture and learning the history of this beautiful city, foll
DietmarBautz
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Nice, knowledgeable and interesting
We’ve enjoyed a city tour with the guide Liga throughout the old town of Riga, followed by the architect sites and
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M6911GArobertg
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Custom Tour and Market Tour
Raami Travel was excellent. My parents were from Latvia and this was our first trip to Latvia. We wanted to visit t
Michael C
Michael C
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Excellent - the best City walking tour I've ever done
A great mixture of Old Town history, Art Nouveau architecture & shopping in a vast market housed in four old Zeppel
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johnaG3540GQ
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The very best of Riga
When my wife and I visit a city for the first time, we like to use a walking tour as a means of learning about spec
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