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2.5 hours

Soviet Riga Free Tour

Soviet Riga Free Tour

The history of Riga stretches back eight hundred years, the city has been subject to various powers. In this tour we will talk about the second half of the 20th century when Riga was the capital of the Latvian Soviet Socialistic Republic. Many have vague notions about this period…Our goal is to reveal the details of this period to you.
During the tour we will see various buildings that were built during the Soviet era, as well as talk about such topics as Soviet ideology, religion, architecture, art, censorship, everyday life and many others.
At the end of the tour you will have a good idea of this time in the context of the history of Riga and Latvia.

Departure & Return Location

Meeting at Riga Castle square – Finishing by the Riga Central Train Station

Starting time

Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 17 00

What to Expect

We will look at the many buildings and other structures built during this period, as well as tell about specific people who shaped politics, culture, etc.
During the tour, we will also use the photo collection to show more clearly the places, events and people of this time.

Meeting place

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