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Mostly in ruins as the Germans burned it down on July 4, 1941 with 600 people locked inside.
Mostly in ruins as the Germans burned it down on July 4, 1941 with 600 people locked inside. There is a memorial to 400 Latvians who saved Jews during the Holocaust dedicted on July 4, 2007.
At Gogola and Dzirnavu iela
An unusually-designed Lutheran church
Built in 1953, this building is often called '''Stalin's Birthday Cake''' because of it's austere and ornamented design
Riga Central market is a striking building near the central train station notable for its huge hangars, built from parts of actual zeppelin hangars bought for the market in 1920
Used as a cargo loading and unloading site on the banks of the Daugava river since the 14th century, the Spikeri Quarter saw a spurt in the construction of red-brick warehouses in the 19th century
A definite contender for Riga's weirdest museum, this one covers the history of sun mythology and its role in Latvian culture
Constrains photos of Latvia since 1839, with focuses on the World Wars and 1905 Revolution
A smaller, less spectacular church near St