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Private Riga Grand City Tour
"Begin your 4-hour guided Riga Grand City Tour with a hotel pickup by air-conditioned car/minibus from your centrally located hotel. You will explore the magic of Riga which is known as the little Paris of the North due to it's medieval architecture rich cultural life many attractions and sights numerous shops and unique cafes. The tour route includes photo stops at city center highlights. As you travel through Riga your knowledgeable guide will point out the many fascinating sights in the old and newer parts of this beaut the famous Laima Clock and the Latvian National Opera House a unique architectural monument of the 19th century. Then you will travel past the Riga Central Station
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Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town
"The most enchanting part of Riga is the Old Town. The buildings and the history surrounding them creates a fascinating and whimsical picture of Riga’s past. This area also offers all of the amenities that you could possibly need: bars night-clubs restaurants hotels museums and most importantly a great atmosphere.Our professional and certified tour guides will walk you through Riga.Old town of Riga is a beautiful place and we would like to tell you a little bit more about it on our famous Riga old town walking tour through:Town Hall Square Blackhead house St. Peter's Church Dome Square 15-18 century complex of dwelling ho
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Private Walking Tour of Riga Old Town
"The most enchanting part of Riga is the Old Town. The buildings and the history surrounding them creates a fascinating and whimsical picture of Riga’s past. This area also offers all of the amenities that you could possibly need: bars night-clubs restaurants hotels museums and most importantly a great atmosphere.Our professional and certified tour guides will walk you through Riga.Old town of Riga is a beautiful place and we would like to tell you a little bit more about it on our famous Riga old town walking tour through:Town Hall Square Blackhead house St. Peter's Church Dome Square 15-18 century complex of dwelling ho
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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia Tips (30)

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia (1940 -1991)

Thankfully most of us have not lived in situations where we have been oppressed for most of our lives. We have not had our freedom taken away by tyrannical regimes, been incarcerated or exiled for...
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wabat
Feb 22, 2016

Latvian Occupation museum

This one museum shows Latvian history period in occupation by Soviet Union and Germany. Lot of interesting documents, guns, example of killing lager room, occupation coins and banknotes, stories of...
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Raimix
Feb 25, 2011

Museum of Occupation

The Museum of Occupation is situated next to the House of Blackheads in a bunker like building. The museum was founded in 1993 and the exhibitions give an insight in the life of the Latvians during...
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MalenaN
Jan 09, 2009

History of Latvia

The Museum of Occupation gives a very good review of the Lativia's history from 1918 to present. It is hardly possible to know about this country and its future with out knowing the history of...
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Toshioohsako
Apr 04, 2011

Occupation Museum: a litany of Latvian oppression

(work in progress)One the most interesting - but not necessarily the most pleasant - things to do in Riga is to visit the Occupation Museum, which is a moving tribute to the oppression that the...
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CatherineReichardt
Jun 17, 2011

st mary's cathedral and square

all streets lead to this square as a focal point.in fact,created in 1936 when they demolished many buildings to give the oportunity to prime minister to speak to the people from a balcony....st...
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cbeaujean
Oct 06, 2002

Museum of Occupation of Latvia

This museum is a little sobering and confronting as you see first hand what life was like for Latvians during the occupation.It is certainly a good and interesting museum to visit, This is private...
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stevemt
Aug 09, 2014

MUSEUM OF THE OCCUPATION OF LATVIA

Located at Raina Bulvaris 7, the MUSEUM OF THE OCCUPATION OF LATVIA reveals Latvia's history from 1940 to 1991, when the occupations by the Soviets and Nazi Germany, took place.In the expositions, one...
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LoriPori
Jun 14, 2014

Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

A MUSEUM MUST SEE....Of all the horror museums, such as HOlocaust museums and sites at Dachau and Auschwitz, the museums about the Burmese railway and immense cruelty inflicted by the Japanese and as...
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angiebabe
Dec 18, 2013

Museum of Occupation

Excellent free museum(donations suggested) about the Nazi and Soviet occupation of Latvia. Quite detailed and informative. Also very unusual for Eastern Europe the exhibits have been translated into...
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mcblacktiger
Feb 23, 2008

VISIT THE MUSEUM OF OCCUPATION OF LATVIA

I decided to view this museum as I had previously visited the Freedom Museum in Estonia..The museum was Established in 1993 to show what happenend here in Latvia during the years of Occupation from...
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DennyP
Sep 22, 2011

Museum of Occupation

The Museum of Occupation is a grim, but fascinating, portrayal of life under the different, and often brutal, occupiers this country has suffered. It mostly focuses on the crimes of the Soviet Union,...
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antistar
Nov 27, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

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House of Blackheads

Without doubt the colourful House of Blackheads, a Gothic building with a Dutch Renaissance façade, is the greatest crowd puller and most photographed building in Riga. The current reincarnation of...
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Latvian National Museum of Art

The Arsenals Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art, is the largest exhibition hall in Riga. Located in an early 19th century customs warehouse building or arsenal built in the late...
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Art Museum Riga Bourse - Old Stock Exchange

This attractive terracotta coloured building caught my eye, and my camera, the first time I saw it, but it was several days later that I learned what it was – the old Riga Stock Exchange or Birza. It...
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Sun Museum

My visit to the Sun Museum was on the advise of the proprietor of the Hostel in which I was staying...so I decided to go along and see what it was like...I must confess although only a small museum...
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Cat House

The Cat House takes its name from two angry black cats, one perched on each of the two turrets of this rather grand 1909 Medieval / Art Nouveau styled house, located across the road from the Great...
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St Saviours Church

St Saviour's Anglican church was built specifically to meet the needs of the British traders who were based in the city in the 19th century. I'd assumed it was much older than its construction date of...
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