Guided tour

Riga: Food Tasting Tour of Central Market

4.8 / 5

28 reviews

Activity provider: Raami Travel

Riga: Food Tasting Tour of Central Market

Activity provider: Raami Travel

From US$ 46.90 per person

Taste the food of Latvia on a tour of Riga Central Market, and learn more about the culture and cuisine. Sample authentic produce inside Europe's largest market, built inside old Zeppelin hangars in an Art Deco and Neo-classical style.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please state where you would like to meet with the guide. The location should be centrally located within 20 minutes walking distance from Central Market.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Riga through its food
  • Taste authentic produce, such as rye bread, smoked meat and hemp butter
  • Get insights on where to eat and drink in Riga from a local guide
Full description
Taste authentic foods from Latvia on a tasting tour of Riga Central Market, located inside buildings once used as Zeppelin hangars. Marvel at the architecture of the market, built between 1924 and 1930 in Neo-classical and Art Deco styles. Listen to interesting stories from your local guide and chat to the vendors about the traditions of Latvia. Get an insight into the culture and local cuisine. Sample a diverse range of healthy produce, including smoked meats, cheese with caraway seeds, hemp butter, herring salad, wild berries and birch sap. Learn the amazing history of Europe's largest food market and its 5 pavilions, and get insider tips about eating and drinking during your time in the city.
Includes
  • Food tasting
  • Local foodie guide
  • Hotel pick-up (private tours only)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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Abbiamo davvero apprezzato il nostro tour con la nostra guida Liga. Ha portato me e le mie due figlie in un fantastico tour di due ore attraverso l'eccitante e affollato mercato di Riga. Molte fermate con ottimi campioni di cibo lettone. Assicurati di non mangiare prima - c'è così tanto gusto.

August 21, 2020

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Eine informative und nahrhafte Tour mit einem tollen Guide. Wir wurden direkt vom Hotel abgeholt und sind durch den gesamten Markt gegangen und haben uns von salzig zu süß durchgekostet und die wichtigsten Spezialitäten von Riga gekostet. Liga (der Guide) ist auch auf unsere Wünsche/Vorlieben eingegangen.

August 24, 2021

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