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Bunks & Roses Backpackers Hostel

LV1050 Riga, 1., Bunks & Roses, Merkela 1, Riga, LV1050, Latvia

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  • Double room
  • Room Facilities: Shared Bathroom

    Breakfast: Not included in the price.

    City tax: Included in the price.

  • Family room DBL + bunk
  • Room Facilities: Air Conditioning

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  • Female 6 bed dorm
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  • Mixed 4 bed dorm
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  • Mixed 6 bed dorm
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  • Mixed 8 bed dorm
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Places to see in Riga

Places to see in riga, things to do in Riga, Latvia

1. Latvian National Museum of Art

The collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art illustrates the nation's history of applied arts from the mid 18th century up to 1945. Works of Latvian artists are exhibited alongside a significant collection of German Balts and also the largest collection of Russian art work in the Baltic States (16th -20th centuries)

 

 

 

2. Museum of Decorative Applied Arts

Exhibits works of Latvian professional decorative applied arts dating from the late 19th century. The Latvian national style was developing at this time, using Latvian ethnography as a basis. The museum boasts the richest collection from the porcelain painting studio, "Baltars". This illustrates the first steps of Latvian pioneers in the field of modernism.

 

 

 

3. Ethnographic Open Air Museum

Founded in 1924, the Latvian Ethnographic Museum is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe. Historical dwellings, peasants', fishermen's and artisans' homesteads, a tavern and windmills have been gathered here from all over Latvia. Masters of 18 different crafts demonstrate their work: spoon-carvers, bee-keepers, potters and others.

 

 

4. Museum of Foreign Art

Situated in Riga castle, it is the biggest repository of foreign works of art in Latvia. The particular strengths of the museum are collections devoted to ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, western European and eastern art. The museum houses works of western European art from the 15th century - early 20th century.

 

 

 

5. Riga Motor Museum

More than 100 motor vehicles including cars, motorcycles and bicycles are displayed in this museum. Cars and motorcycles from the early 20th century, military and sports vehicles, cars built in Latvia, the best classic limousines, cars from the garages of the Kremlin and an array of sports motorcycles.

 


6. Latvian Railway History Museum

Founded in 1994 contains 9 000 items. Some of the star exhibits are steam locomotives of German and Russian provenance, an accumulator locomotive, passenger and armoured carriages. Signalling devices, tools, instruments, uniforms, station fittings, tickets and photographs / postcards of station buildings and railway bridges are all on display.

 

 

7. Museum of War

It was founded in 1916 and is located in a 14th century powder tower, formerly one of Riga's 25 fortification towers. It houses the permanent exhibitions "Latvian Soldiers During World War I 1914-1918&, "Proclamation of the Latvian State and Liberation Battles 1918-1920", "The Latvian Army and Navy 1919-1940", "Latvia and World War II" and "The Road towards the Barricades 1945-1991".

 

 

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