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“Good tour, when it operates”

Riga Sightseeing Service
Ranked #40 of 69 Tours in Riga
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Brunssum, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good tour, when it operates”
Reviewed 2 February 2012

There are two tour bus operators in Riga. A yellow bus (this one) and a red bus. Both are hop-on hop-off. Our hotel offered a discount on the Yellow bus system and we signed up for their two day pass since we were starting in the afternoon. First day was excellent. The headsets offer multiple languages and are synched with the bus location. The next day we wanted to do the remainder of the tour so we went to where we had been left off the previous day, which also happened to be their starting location. We waited for 30 minutes pass the announced starting time. Then went to see the Occupation Museum (right next door). Came out at the next starting time, no bus, again. Meanwhile, the driver of the red bus had seen us standing around waiting. He came over and invited us onto his bus, without asking for a fee, even though we had paid for his competition. Very nice man and we got to see the section of town that we had missed the previous day.

Visited December 2011
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
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English first
Moscow, Russia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The best of the best”
Reviewed 14 May 2011

I would like to advise to everyone Riga visitor to join yellow double decker bus sightseeing tour! I got important information about Riga, the best thing was their hop on hop off system, i could take a pictures of the sights and continue my tour again and again. Very nice staff and service!

Visited May 2011
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Riga, Latvia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worst waste of time--they should pay us to go on this”
Reviewed 25 April 2011

We spent spent 90 minutes on the bus listening to 5 minutes of history, 10 minutes of trivial details, and 75 minutes of music. The most important information of the tour seemed to be height of buildings and spires. I am sure that there is much more interesting history behind Riga and would have loved to hear it. Save your time.

Visited April 2011
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