Overview

You can give yourself a chance to peek behind that was once the Iron Curtain. During this tour, you will visit some must-see places in Riga that are legacies of the city’s Soviet past. Together with a lovely local guide you will explore the famous KGB building where you will understand why the place still would give chills to many Latvian people. You will hear some extremely moving - and horrifying - stories related to the Soviet occupation. You will see some typical Soviet time buildings and monuments, and learn about the life back in the occupation times. You will also be able to see some great panoramic views of Riga and try some food in a typical soviet-style buffet.

This activity includes:

Monument of Freedom - Tornakalns Station - Academy of Sciences - KGB building - Victory Monument

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Lovely Latvia”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on October 21, 2018

    Just had a tour of Riga with Liga of Raami Travel. It was a 3 to 4 hour walking tour but it went over 4 hours as Liga didn’t hurry us or march us along in order to finish on time. It was all very...

  • “Very Professional”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 18, 2018

    We visited as a large group of Irish students. The company provided airport transfers for us and took us on a day trip to a nearby town and a Soviet bunker. Very friendly staff and very reliable...

  • “Wonderful tour for a group of 27 History Students!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 16, 2018

    We are a student society from Ireland who visited Riga during our spring break, and Raami Travel were incredibly accommodating to us and arranged a wonderful day trip to Ligatne Soviet Bunker and...

Meeting point

Monument of Freedom / Brivibas piemineklis in Riga

On arrival

Please look for our guide with the badge. The guide will be standing in front of the Monument of Freedom.

Things to note

Tour operates in all weather conditions so please dress accordingly.
Pre-bookings are required. Please book at least 16 hours in advance.
Moderate amount of walking is involved (5 km).

Cancellation policy

Please note that this tour has an 2 day(s) cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time or in the case of your non-arrival, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

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