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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 14 October 2018
robertlong0609
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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
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Riga during Winter with either frost or Snow being out so most of the canal area was frozen over, but I think that in the summer season it would be really nice to walk alongside the canal

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kelmci
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robertlong0609
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kattullus
Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travellerew
Reviewed 28 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 26 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CheshPotts
Reviewed 23 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ross B
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