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Riga Culture Free Tour

| Rainis Monument at Esplanade, Riga 1011, Latvia
+371 28 834 052
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Kaspars was knowledgeable , thorough and well spoken

Well spent 2 hours. Tour focuses in the area outside the old city and in particular the Art Noveau... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mich-b_il
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Informative & Entertaining

I joined a very large group on July 18th with our guide Kaspars. You can tell he has been doing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TrMarek
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This is the perfect introduction to a local's view of Riga. The tour guided by people with a cultural background (professionals, art historians, writers etc.) is the best way to discover Riga in an entertaining and informative way. Duration: 2,5h Every Day at 12 PM Starts From: Rainis Monument - Esplanade (your guide is the person with a book)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Rainis Monument at Esplanade, Riga 1011, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well spent 2 hours. Tour focuses in the area outside the old city and in particular the Art Noveau Architecture. Good insight into Latvia's history and culture , in past and present.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I joined a very large group on July 18th with our guide Kaspars. You can tell he has been doing this a while which is mostly good. He knew exactly where to take us (primarily outside of old town) and share interesting cultural notes and...More

1  Thank TrMarek
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Walking tours are enjoyable on most occasions but Deita took her tour to a whole new level. She bubbled with enthusiasm for the subject, related well to everyone in the group and shared her deep knowledge of Riga in an amusing but information-packed way. She...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I really enjoyed this tour since many university students came and I made a really good friend on the tour. Our guide was very knowledgable and took us around Riga, all outside of the Old City. I really liked checking out the Art Nouveau buildings...More

Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I was fortunate to have Liva as our group's guide today on the Culture Tour! This tour is different than the Old Town tour, in that there is more history of the city, more discussion about how Riga has evolved and a focus on central...More

Thank Katie L
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

A wonderful relaxing way to while away 3 hours, our guide was so knowledgeable and delivered the facts in a easy jargon free way. We looked at so many wonderful buildings in the Art Nouveau District and parts of the old town, thoroughly recommend it.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

The tour was great. A god balance between dates, names and funny anecdotes. Very valuable knowledge of a person who lives there and knows sooooo much. Harijs knew all the answers to our questions and had some great recommendations for the rest of my time...More

Thank Karolina G
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Brava Linda. This IS the way to understand your city. Not to be miss. Very instructive, focused w/energy and enthusiasm. Roberto

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great guide in Liva, she spoke passionately and informatively. We loved this tour, the architecture is stunning.

Thank EmmaDesH
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Our guide was Harijs and he did a fantastic job. Not only was he incredibly knowledgeable but he also told some funny stories and answered all our questions about life in Latvia. The tour was interesting and gave us ideas for what we would like...More

2  Thank Fiona W
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