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free time with boat trip in the city park

In the middle of old Riga there are a couple of parks. Narrow channel is cutting them in the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
The Hague, The Netherlands
Romantic canal

Water always adds some extra to a park. The bridge with the padlocks, the boats, the flowerbeds... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 February 2016

When you are staying in the Old City of Riga, take a stroll around town toward the Freedom Monument. Next to that is a beautiful park with the old Pilsetas Kanals running through. A beautiful park filled with mature trees and little foot bridges. The...More

4  Thank Gordon R
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Not bad to visit, as you learn some history. But after visiting the channels in Venice and St Petersburg, you feel not so happy of what you have seen for the price paid. Would better recommend to take the trip to Jurmala by boat or...More

2  Thank Alexis K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the middle of old Riga there are a couple of parks. Narrow channel is cutting them in the middle. we enjoyed boat trip along it

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Water always adds some extra to a park. The bridge with the padlocks, the boats, the flowerbeds; all add to the romantic feeling.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 15 September 2018

It is unusual to see canals such as these right in the heart of the city, surrounded by greenery and it makes a refreshing change indeed to the bustling city streets. This area is great place to relax for a while away form the hustle...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We took the one hour boat tour. It was very weird because nobody wasn’t talking with people on boat about an hour. The captain just took the money at first. After that he didn’t told any word. Everybody at the boat was expecting what will...More

Thank travellerew
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We loved it here. Nice places to sit. Lots of nice trees and flowers. Would definitely recommend relaxing here. Well worth seeing in Riga.

Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 25 August 2018

There are several boat cruises available that start from Riga waterfront. We took a one hour tour that went up the river and back down by the canal. Would recommend this as it was a really good way to see Riga from the river, but...More

Thank CheshPotts
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a great spot to relax and look Your loved one in the eyes. Summer season you can rent boats and float around - maybe you will encounter the urban beaver!

1  Thank Janis L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

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.

1  Thank Swarovski
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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
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.

1  Thank Lynne S
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