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Sabile Town

Sabile is located in the most beautiful and deepest part of the ancient valley of the River Abava. In 1253, Sabile was first mentioned in written documents. Approximately in the 13th-14th century traders and craftsmen formed a village in this place. The symbol of Sabile is Wine Hill – a vineyard occupying an area of 1.5 ha and mentioned in the

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Sabile, Latvia

Talsi

The historical centre of Talsi is situated between Lake Talsi and Lake Vilkmuiza including the ancient streets - Ūdens street and Kalēju street, Dzirnavu street, Kalna street and part of Laidze street and  Lielā street. Today the King’s Hill (Ķēniņkalns) – one of the places where the dreams of Talsi inhabitants come true – has gained a new meaning and importance.

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Talsi, Latvia

Recreational Park Rāmkalni

Recreational park Rāmkalni is located not far from Riga, offering a wide choice of active recreation opportunities – rodel track, boat rental, bicycle rental, and other services. The mountain skiing track is open in the winter. Rāmkalni also offers delicious meals at its restaurant and bistro. Location Recreational park Rāmkalni is located at Valmiera Highway, 40 kilometers from Riga. It takes less

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Riga, Latvia

Laima Chocolate Museum

‘Laima’ is the biggest and most well-known producer of chocolate and sweets in the Baltic, where chocolate is made with cocoa beans without using semi-prepared products. The method was introduced in 1870 by factory founder Teodors Rigerts. The Laima chocolate museum welcomes, treats and inspires its visitors. Laima tells, shows and involves! To Laima, love is the greatest treasure - the

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Riga, Latvia

Latvian National Opera

Riga's White House — the Latvian National Opera on Aspazijas bulvāris was opened in 1923; an average of six new productions are presented each year, retaining balance between opera and ballet. In total, the opera sees over 200 performances and several symphonic and chamber music concerts a season. The very beginning of opera performances in Latvia can be traced back to

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Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

The Freedom Monument has been Riga's central landmark for almost a century. This 42.7 m tall granite and copper work of art is a symbol of the Latvian nation's striving for freedom and independence. The woman on top of the monument is holding up three golden stars, which represent Latvia's historical regions of Kurzeme, Vidzeme, and Latgale. The motto "For

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Riga, Latvia

Bremen Town Musicians

Three legendary musicians play their music on Skārņu Street between St. Peter's Church and the Convent Yard: a donkey, a dog, a cat and a cockerel standing on each other's backs. You can see surprise in the animals' eyes, but they are not staring at the robbers' feast; they are peering through the Iron Curtain! The political monument "Bremen Town Musicians"

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Riga, Latvia

Līvu Square

It's hard to believe that the Square once was the site of the Riga River, which was a shipping route for transporting Latvian grain up to the 16th century. Later it was called the Rīdzene River and even Rīdziņa as it gradually became narrower. Today, along the old route of the river, pavement wears away the shoes of countless Rigans

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Riga, Latvia

The Culture-laden Spikeri Quarter And Promenade

15 minutes away by foot, southward from the center of the Old Town of Riga, along the right bank of the Daugava, is a quarter gilded with a historical aura – Spikeri Quarter and its adjacent promenade, which are part of the territory of UNESCO Cultural Heritage – the historical center of the city of Riga. Since the 14th century, Spikeri

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Riga, Latvia

National Library Of Latvia

Opposite to the Old Riga on the left bank of the River Daugava stands the new building of the National Library of Latvia (LNB) — the Castle of Light — which is one of the most impressive culture buildings in Latvia over the past decades. The Castle of Light is intended as a multifunctional culture and education centre, repository of

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Riga, Latvia