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Small-Group Latvian Food Experience at Riga Central Market

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    Discover authentic Riga and enjoy a tasty tour of the market situated in the buildings that once were used as Zeppelin hangars. Together with a friendly and entertaining local guide, you will visit all hangars which now are used for different product groups, and hear stories that will give you insight into Latvian traditions and culture.

    You will learn more about the local cuisine and taste healthy, colorful and diverse Latvian goods. Smoked meat, cheese with caraway seeds, hemp butter, herring salad, wild berries or birch sap - these are only a few examples of authentic and mouth-watering foods that you might try. You will also get insights into the market history, as well as insiders tips for where to eat and drink while you stay in Riga.

    This is a small group tour that is available every day at 2pm (local time).
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was a brilliant tour. Our guide was incredibly friendly, very knowledgeable and took us to the real highlights of the market. We started off by sampling Kvass and then proceeded to try a wide range of foods, whilst being given fascinating facts about Riga...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    LigaVanaga, Owner at Raami Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for such a nice review! Any small group tour is also an experience between the guide and tour guests, and you both were very nice, interested, opened to trying different things, also interacting with other tour participants. It always helps to...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2019

    We choose RAMI Travel, they picked us up on time from the airport and started with our tour. Excellent driver and more importantly excellent German speaking guide. We had -12 degrees in outside temperature, but the guide amended the tour accordingly so that we could...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    Reviewed 17 December 2018

    My trip to the Riga central market was unforgettable experience just the sheer size made it easy to wander through the hundreds of stalls inside these beautiful old zeppelin hangers . Trying and tasting lots of stuff unknown to me I found this experience very...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Wadda
    Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

    We took this tour of Riga Central Market a bit off season, so there were just the two of us and our guide. We asked loads of questions and she did her best to answer all of them. The tour lasted 2.5 hours, probably because...More

    1  Thank SaraUddevalla
    Reviewed 2 May 2018

    This walking tour will take you about an hour and a half to two hours, and is almost entirely indoors. The market is housed in 5 old hangars, one devoted to meat, one to dairy, one to fish and one for fruit and veg. One...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    George M
    25 June 2019|
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    Response from LigaVanaga | Property representative |
    Hi! We don't recommend taking this tour later than 2 pm as the market closes shortly after 4 pm. But if you still want to do so please look for our private tour option, it is also available on Tripadvisor.
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    5 July 2018|
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    Response from LigaVanaga | Property representative |
    Hello! The price listed on Tripadvisor is the lowest possible and that's the price what you pay per person when you book for a larger group. Prices for 2 people or 1 are always higher. We don't increase tour prices according... More
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