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Riga's premier museum for modern art..
Riga's premier museum for modern art.
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A rather plain building housing the ''Saeima'', Latvia's parliament
Dating to 1226, this is one of the few Catholic churches left in Riga
The following attractions are here:Museum of WarSt
The Three Brothers are the oldest dwelling houses in Riga
The last remaining gate from the old city walls
Dating to 1207, it is one of Riga's symbols
Actually 2 museums plus a number of special exhibits
The castle itself is fairly uninteresting, but it houses the following 2 museums:National History Museum of Latvia: The History Museum is interesting, however there is little English (Every room has its exhibits summarized on a single plaque)
Riga's only Anglican church has English language services every Sunday, and free concerts every Wednesday
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