Best of Riga, LATVIA
Highlight of the City of Riga, Latvia.
Riga In Your Pocket - Salaspils Concentration Camp
Riga In Your Pocket visits the Salaspils concentration camp. The memorial site of a concentration camp where the Nazis murdered thousands of Jews and other ethnic groups, including Latvians, is outside of Riga city limits, but worth the trip. On the walls of a concrete structure, which now serves as the gateway to the camp, the words 'The earth moans beyond this gate' are inscribed. Half a dozen monumental statues symbolising hope and defiance are located here. A metronome eerily ticks in memory of the victims and the foundations of the barracks are still visible. Take bus No.18 from the Central Market to the last stop, Dārziņi-2, and then carefully walk across the motorway to the memorial.
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Riga-Vilnius (or Vilnius-Riga) Sightseeing Tour Bus
Let the boring Riga-Vilnius road become a great experience with our fun & entertaining day trip through the South-Latvian & North-Lithuania countryside.
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★ A fun day exploring the Latvian and Lithuanian countryside
★ Visit the Salaspils Memorial to victims of Fascism
★ Discover the most beautiful palace in the Baltics - Rundāle palace
★ Walk around the Hill of Crosses, a famous pilgrimage site in Lithuania
★ Roam around charming Kaunas, the city at the heart of Lithuania
★ Learn about the unique history of the Trakai small town and see its famous castle
We will arrive to Vilnius (or Riga) at the end of the day, around 9pm.
All our day trips are in small groups (up to 8 people) taken around in a minivan or a car.
¿QUIERES CONOCER RIGA? En este vídeo te muestro lo mas bello de la capital de Letonia, declarada Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO.
En el episodio de hoy, Ruben Alonso te lleva a descubrir la ciudad vieja de Riga capital de Letonia y declarada Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO. En este documental de viajes, descubrirás los edificios más importantes de la ciudad, en especial su barrio modernista y conocerás como son los letones. Ven a visitar esta ciudad y descubre que ver en Riga.
Ruben Alonso goes to discover the old town of Riga, the capital of Latvia. In this travel documentary, you'll discover the most important buildings of the city, particularly the art nouveau district and you'll know how Latvian people are. Hope you enjoy it!
Cámara/Camerawoman: Carolina Caluori
Voz en off/Voice-over: Karin Barbeta
4k Latvia Riga Dam Or Salaspils Dam
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Latvia Riga Dam Or Salaspils Dam in 4k Clip.
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Looming over this iconic plaza are massive KGB Headquarters and the neo-Romanesque Church of Saints Simon and Helena, also known as Red Church.
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TravelDia: Riga, Latvia
So here is our two day trip to Riga. It was quite fun. Moreover, that music restaurant in Riga has the best soup.
I hope you will like my video. :3
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Trip to Kaunas:
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Riga - Letônia
House of Black Heads
Impression of my trip to Latvia 2018.
Let me know what you guys think of this video!
Gear I uses:
- Gopro 6
- DJI Mavic Air drone
- Canon 6D with a Canon 24-70 F2.8
Riga In Your Pocket - Soviet Riga
Below you can find more information on all individual sights.
Soviet Victory Monument [Uzvaras piemineklis]
The Soviet war memorial which commemorates the supposed communist 'liberation' of Riga is the place to meet die hard reds on Soviet anniversary days. Built in 1985 to lionise the Red Army and to dishearten and annoy the Latvian populace, the monument consists of a tall concrete obelisk adorned with five golden stars symbolising the five years of WWII. On either side are bronze statues of Mother Russia and soldiers advancing with their weapons raised. Dozens of hectares of parkland surround this shrine to former Soviet glory. Take tram N°5 from 11. Novembra krastmala to the second stop over the Akmens Bridge.
Academy of Sciences [Zinātņu Akadēmija]
This Soviet edifice is a cousin to similar statements of ugliness all over Eastern Europe and local nicknames for the Empire State building copy include 'Stalin's birthday cake' or 'the Kremlin'. Most Latvians just consider themselves lucky that the portrait of Uncle Joe that was supposed to be a part of the facade never came to fruition. If you look closely you can spot several hammers and sickles up top. At a height of 65m, the 17th-floor balcony is open to the public for 2Ls, but only from April - September.
Riga Aviation Museum [Rīgas aviācijas muzejs]
If you're a fan of Tom Clancy novels or the Cold War in general, then this little known museum located to the right of the airport terminal is a must see when in Riga. Walk among Soviet helicopters and planes of varying age and size from MiG fighter jets to the enormous Mi-6 passenger helicopter which set world records for speed and hauling capacity. Its rotor has an unbelievable diameter of 36m!
Open 10:00 - 17:00, Sat, Sun by appointment only. Admission: 2Ls for locals, 5Ls for tourists.
Pokrov Cemetery [Pokrova kapi]
Although this old cemetery is seldom visited by anyone apart from the occasional animal enthusiast out to walk his dog, it's a fascinating place to stroll about for an hour or so. Most of the headstones are from the 19th century and tell tales of tsarist bureaucrats who will be dearly missed, but a small section is also dedicated to fallen communist soldiers crowned by a large gold-coloured monument depicting a soldier carrying a Soviet flag. One bizarre stone also immortalises roughly a dozen orphans who were supposedly drained of their blood by the Nazis. The orthodox church and chapel are also worth a quick peek.
Latvian Riflemen Monument [Strēlnieku piemineklis]
In the centre of Old Riga stands a controversial statue in honour of the Latvian Red Riflemen, some of whom became Lenin's personal bodyguards. Some view the monument as a symbol of the old communist system and would love to tear it down. Others believe it is a necessary tribute to Latvians who fought in the early years of WWI. Politics aside, it's quite an impressive statue.
Soviet Symbols can be found on the left bank of the Daugava River.
Spilve Airport is usually not open for tourists.
Shot and edited by Nienke Bos - Riga In Your Pocket
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