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Pilsetas kanals

Old Town, Riga, Latvia
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See Riga from the canals and the river.

This is a different and relaxing way to see Riga from the boat touring along the canals and going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swarovski
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Melbourne, Australia
A change from walking the streets

We walked along the tree lined canal and loved it as it was cool and green with running water and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ross B
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Shenley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (18 reviews)
“small boat” (8 reviews)
“main river” (4 reviews)
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Old Town, Riga, Latvia
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"boat ride"
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"small boat"
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"main river"
in 4 reviews
"canal trip"
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"electric boat"
in 3 reviews
"circular tour"
in 2 reviews
"canal area"
in 2 reviews
"old town"
in 35 reviews
"hour cruise"
in 2 reviews
"old trees"
in 2 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 2 reviews
"canal runs"
in 2 reviews
"central park"
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"lovely walk"
in 4 reviews
"different perspective"
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"takes about an hour"
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"freedom monument"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a different and relaxing way to see Riga from the boat touring along the canals and going into the river, It takes about an hour and costs 15 EU's.

Thank Swarovski
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along the tree lined canal and loved it as it was cool and green with running water and a change from the borrow streets.

Thank Ross B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Sit and feed the ducks or take a one hour canal boat ride to the river and Baltic sea - or just sit on a bench and enjoy the passersby.

Thank Lynne S
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

There are several boats you can get for an hour long tour up the canal and out onto the river. Relaxing and interesting and set in some very pleasant parkland, Good value

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Occupying the place formerly taken by the city's medieval walls, the canal and surrounding park offer a pleasant respite from the tourist crowds in the Old City and the traffic in the Center. An excellent place to grab a bit of shade or sun, as...More

Thank LMOverby
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The canal is definitely the most beautiful draw of Riga, in my opinion. It is peaceful, beautifully landscaped and laid out. You can take a long walk alongside it (west bank is preferred) or ride it either on a boat or kayak. It is a...More

1  Thank Isa-Francis
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

My guide took me through here on a sunny Saturday morning. It was very pretty and not touristy - it was filled with Latvian couples and families enjoying the warm morning.

Thank joel672018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We got the small boat on the canal near the bus station the trip takes one hour and goes along the canal to the river. and back to the canal ,it then takes you through the park ,the views are great 👍 👍

Thank Hockey22sticks
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

OK, so there are "canals"... and they would be nice to explore in warm weather,,, taking a stroll... but... there is almost no warm weather in Riga.... OK, there are 2+ month with weather that would make these canals great.... unfortunately I was there in...More

Thank MarcinDrP
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Made several visits to the park and decided to spend an hour viewing Riga from the water on a 1 hour canal tour (€18 per adult). Small eco-friendly electric boat makes a circular tour taking in the entire canal and several hundred meters of river....More

Thank TimDiggle
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