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The Salaspils Memorial Ensemble commemorates the victims of the Police Prison and Work Education Camp that was established at the site by Nazis during World War II.
The Salaspils Memorial Ensemble commemorates the victims of the Police Prison and Work Education Camp that was established at the site by Nazis during World War II. It stands as a somber reminder of the atrocities committed against Jewish people, including children.
The Riga Ethnographic Museum is in Jugla, near a lake of the same name
The Riga Motor Museum displays the largest collection of antique vehicles in the Baltics, including the former vehicles of Stalin, Kruschev, and Brezhnev
An Old Believers' church
A district with old wooden houses and other sights
Mostly in ruins as the Germans burned it down on July 4, 1941 with 600 people locked inside
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