Soviet Riga Private Walking Excursion

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What To Expect

Experience the time behind the iron curtain and know the history of the so-called "Baricades" movement for freedom in 1991.

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Riga
Departs From:
Riga
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
2 hours
Availability:
daily at upon request
Product Code:
9507
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Celebrate with city of Riga in this walking tour. Discover, feel and hear the sound of Soviet and political heroes. Enjoy Latvian creativity and know how people lived in the Soviet times.

Know the history of its political heroes, the truth behind the deficit of everyday use mass-consumption goods in the shops, and the voucher system. Stories and real samples will give the feel of Soviet Riga. Part of its history include the unqualified affiliation to the political party, the celebrations of the political heroes, compulsory work in collective farms, deficit of everyday use mass-consumption goods in the shops and the voucher system. There are many things in Riga that tells about the Soviet times.

Visit some of the most colorful monuments dedicated in Soviet times. Admire the shapes of the old Soviet architecture and find out about the banned Soviet symbols. "The Real" communal flat will uncover how people lived in Soviet times. Get acquainted with Latvian creativity and discover how they manage to get back the independence. Taste some typical Soviet food and drink in Central market.

Includes

  • Tour guide

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off at Riga City Center by walking

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 2 years old are free of charge.

  • Booking modifications made within 72 hours prior to tour date will be charged with a 50% (tour price) amendment fee.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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