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Hill of Crosses / 2 countries in 1 day provided by Amber Tours

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Hill of Crosses / 2 countries in 1 day

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 06/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hill of Crosses / 2 countries in 1 day
Currently in Latvia it is not mandatory to wear face masks, however in Lithuania it is a must in all public areas. We will provide you with masks and hand sanitizer will be available throughout the tour.
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Updated 06/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Hill of Crosses is a truly unique site which will take your breath away! It is is a site of pilgrimage dating back to 1830ties when people started to place crosses here to pray for their loved ones they've lost in the battles (Lithuanian - Polish commonwealth uprising against Russian Empire). In Soviet times this place served as a peaceful protest action against Soviet regime as they tried to destroy the place many times while locals kept coming back and placing more crosses all the time. The Hill of Crosses was visited by Pope John Paul II back in 1993 and since then this place has become very popular - not only between locals but also tourists from all over the world! Don't be intimidated by the fact that it is a pilgrimage site. Even if you're not religious, please note that everyone is welcome to visit this beautiful sight as long as you respect everyone else visiting it!
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  • 2
    Kryziu Kalnas
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Kryziu Kalnas
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Important Information
5–6 hours
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Amber I wrote a review Apr 2020
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My boyfriend and I love to travel and we have had some great guides and some not so great. Krista was fantastic! She knew so much about the history of Riga, the Hill of Crosses and the two countries. Plus she was really fun to talk to. She picked us up right in front of our
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Amber Tours
Must see in Latvia!
This is Number 1 trip in Latvia! You cannot visit the country without seeing the bog. Great guide who will tell you
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Great tour with a great guide!
As a couple we where the first tourists for Krista after/during Corona, which didn't bother at all, although she fo
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Highlight of my weekend in Riga!
It was just a perfect start into the day! The highlight of this trip was clearly to enjoy a wonderful sunrise and t
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José C
To go to the Hill of Cross is an amazing experience. The place is outstanding and so mysterious with that small hil
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Fantastic Guide
We were in Riga a couple of years ago and took a few tours during our limited time in Latvia - Rundale Palace, Hill
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A great tour with a wonderful guide
We took the tour of Riga and were fascinated by Krista's way of showing and explaining this marvellous city with it
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Highly recommended - Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace, Salaspils memorial, Jurmala, Kemeri national park
I had two wonderful private day trips with Krista. The first day was to the Hill of Crosses and Rundale Palace (plu
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Best Part of Our Stay in Riga!
From the very first communication with Krista, I knew this tour was going to be great. Krista was very personable
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Well worth the early rise!
Stunning tour around Kemeri national park, I am so glad to have booked this. In Krista you have a super enthusiasti
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Excellent trip - highly recommended!
Cannot recommend this tour enough - the highlight of our trip! Kemeri National Park was beautiful to walk around (
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Beautiful frosty morning
Wonderful excursion and sunrise in Ķemeri bog and Ķemeri city! Krista is a great guide and knows the best and most
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A Tale of Two Countries
If you are staying in Riga, it is worth your time to also visit the Hill of Crosses. Maybe an early morning trip is
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Best Trip in Riga
Myself and my mother cannot thank Krista enough for her warm hospitality and knowledge on our trip to Kemeri & othe
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Wonderful Sunrise
In summary it was a perfekt tour. We were picked up by the guide at our hotel about 7:00 in the morning. During the
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The best tour we've ever had! An incredible experience.
Me and my partner visited Latvia at the weekend and were greeted by the lovely Krista who helped us have the most i
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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