Riga: 3-Hour Soviet Ghosts Walking Tour

Riga: 3-Hour Soviet Ghosts Walking Tour

Product ID: 66411

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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • 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
Overview
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.
What to Expect
Learn what it was like living in Riga during the Soviet occupation. Hear how people entertained themselves, how they made a living and what they ate.

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.

You’ll learn more about the local history of the 20th century, including 3 occupations and miraculous movements 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 have the opportunity to try some typical Soviet-era food from a Soviet-style buffet.
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 per person)
  • Refreshments during buffet (€1-2 per person)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Monument of Freedom in Riga/Brivibas Piemineklis, located in the very center of Riga (look for your guide with the badge and holding a Meeting Point sign (Open in Google Maps)

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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Product ID: 66411