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Hieroglifs International

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Great afternoon of Latvia history

fantastic insight into some of Latvias movers and shakers. Great stories shared by our guide and... read more

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Reviewed February 1, 2018
michelle r
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Jurmala, Latvia
Forest cemetery

I highly recommend visiting this guided tour under the guide Valter Griegans. Forest cemetery is... read more

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Reviewed October 3, 2017
EuropeCrosby
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Feb 1, 2018
“Great afternoon of Latvia history”
Oct 3, 2017
“Forest cemetery”
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Discover the hidden Latvia with Hieroglifs International. We are a small group of enthusiast who organizes trips to areas forgotten and disregarded by most. Our tours are a chance for you to see places such as Soviet ghost town Skrunda-1, Lepaja...more
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

fantastic insight into some of Latvias movers and shakers. Great stories shared by our guide and despite the cold was a super afternoon. Kids enjoyed it too.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

I highly recommend visiting this guided tour under the guide Valter Griegans. Forest cemetery is an important culturally and historic monument. The most significant people of Latvian culture and public life are buried here. Forest cemetery is a clean park with excellent grave monuments. But...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Good communication skills, interesting information. A tour inside with detailed information would be perfect. And less standing at one spot. Otherwise it was very interesting.

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Hieroglifs, General Manager at Hieroglifs International, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you a lot for your evaluation. We will keep this in mind. Hope to see you soon again in our other excursions.

Reviewed September 12, 2017

When I signed up for the excursion, for me it was just a little field trip nearby to a fortress not too far from the city. But a quality presenter made a history lesson a little bit more than that and for that I'd recommend...More

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Hieroglifs, General Manager at Hieroglifs International, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you a lot for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed and hopefully to see you soon again.

Reviewed September 12, 2017

It's an interesting place to visit! Thanks for this opportunity! I'd really like to hear more about the fortress in parrticular next time, less hard-to-remember names and maybe less jumping back and forth over centuries. :) It was a bit hard for me to get...More

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Hieroglifs, General Manager at Hieroglifs International, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you a lot, it is a great pleasure to listen to the suggestions as they are very valuable for us to improve. Hope to see you soon again :)

Reviewed September 12, 2017

Very interesting history and a great guide! The fortress offers a rich historical panorama over the Riga region from the Swedes to the Soviets.

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Hieroglifs, General Manager at Hieroglifs International, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you a lot for the feedback. We appreciate.

Reviewed August 19, 2017

Now that we've grown up, we've started going on excursions and exploration trips. Thanks to the Hieroglifs guides - foreigners and locals, all of whom seem to do the guiding and previous research out of their own sheer passion for history, sociology and geography, we...More

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Hieroglifs, General Manager at Hieroglifs International, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful words, so exciting to read and we are so happy that our excursions are enjoyed and valuable for visitors. You are welcomed to follow our activities and join again with your friends.

Reviewed August 17, 2017

It is always a good idea to spend time with friends outdoors and exciting to explore hidden treasures of Latvia. Overall this is quite interesting excursion and you can feel that guide knows plenty of facts but since it is a big territory and millions...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

I've lived in Riga for 10 years, and during the tour I saw basements, rooftops, abandoned railway platforms, that I had never seen before. Many thanks for Valters for taking us on this journey and literally opening doors for us. Highly recommended for both locals...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Thank you for free excursion. You are one of my favorite companies who provide such service. Your excursion can be as a start for the future in the tourism industry. This time I find of something new about Dauagavgrivas fortress and my city RIga.

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