Covers the dramatic events that occurred in the tumultuous final year of the USSR, when Soviet authorities sent troops into Riga to overthrow the elected Latvian government.
3 Krāmu iela
Museum of the Barricades of 1991 and Nearby Attractions on Map
Art Noveau Buildings(1.2 km)
Alberta' and 'Elizabetes' streets ('iela') are the best place to see the creations of 'Art Nouveau' architect Eisenstein, famous for his splendid style.
House of Blackheads(0.2 km)
The House of Blackheads is where the merchants-to-be had their guild.
Riga Town Square(0.1 km)
Jugenda Stila Nami(1.1 km)
Jugenda Stila Nami is Riga’s own Art Nouveau neighborhood, with strikingly beautiful buildings competing to hold your attention and admiration.
Freedom Monument(0.6 km)
Freedom Monument is one of Latvia's national symbols.
St. Peter's Church(0.2 km)
Victory Memorial(1.8 km)
The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army is a splendid example of high Soviet art, built to commemorate the victory of the Soviet Army over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Riga Cathedral(0.1 km)
Dating to 1207, it is one of Riga's symbols.
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