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Designed by Georg Kuphaldt, who was expelled by Germany in 1915 as a spy becuase he had a telescope in his garden.
Designed by Georg Kuphaldt, who was expelled by Germany in 1915 as a spy becuase he had a telescope in his garden. The following attractions are here:National Museum of Art: Houses many works by Latvian artists.Riga Orthodox Cathedral: The Orthodox Cathedral was erected during Russian rule for Russian residents. In contrast to its relatively plain exterior, it is spectacular on the inside, but be aware that shorts are not allowed.Clock: Donated by Riga's sister city Kobe.
a block from the Freedom Monument
Freedom Monument is one of Latvia's national symbols
Small museum dedicated to Jewish life in Latvia since the 16th century
A small, pleasant park surrounding Brivibas Bulvaris
Laima is a Latvian chocolate manufacturer and means good luck in Latvian
A definite contender for Riga's weirdest museum, this one covers the history of sun mythology and its role in Latvian culture
In a renovated 18th century house
Wagner once lived in Riga, on the street now named after him
Covers the history of porcelain in Riga through the 19th and 20th centuries