Riga: Soviet Ghosts Walking Tour

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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

For individual groups pick-up from hotel is possible

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What You'll Do
  • Visit must-see places that are legacies of Riga’s Soviet past
  • Enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the city
  • Taste typical Soviet-era food
  • Learn more about history and life during the occupation
Overview
Visit must-see places in Riga that are legacies of the city’s Soviet past, find out what life was like behind the Iron Curtain and taste typical Soviet-era food on a walking tour with a friendly local guide.
What to Expect
What was it like living in Riga during the Soviet occupation? How did people entertain themselves? How did they make a living? What did they eat? If you want to find out what life was like behind the Iron Curtain, join this walking tour!

A local guide will take you to some of the must-see places in Riga that are legacies of the city’s Soviet past, or are symbols of Latvians' desire for independence. You will learn more about complicated history of 20th century, including three occupations and miraculous ways towards independence. You’ll see typical Soviet-era monuments and buildings, hear about life during the occupation and enjoy great panoramic views. You'll also see a Soviet-style buffet and have the chance to try some typical Soviet-era food.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up (if private option chosen)
  • Professional local guide
  • Soviet-style buffet
  • Public transportation ticket
What's Not Included
  • Entrance ticket to viewing platform (5 EUR per person)
  • Refreshments during buffet (1-2 EUR per person)
Meeting Point

Monument of Freedom in Riga/ Brivibas piemineklis. It is located in the very center of Riga. Please look for your guide with the badge and holding "Meeting Point" sign. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please dress appropriate according to weather conditions.
• Tour length will be 3 hours and moderate amount of walking will be involved.
• Please inform in advance about any special medical conditions or restrictions.
• Don’t forget your umbrella (if it is raining) or sunscreen (if it is sunny).

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