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National History Museum of Latvia, Riga
(2.2/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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  • The castle is an ancient residence of the rulers of Latvia. It was built in the middle of the 14 century. Initially, the Livonian order was placed here, then the seat of the Polish, Swedish and Russian Governors. Gradually lost its defensive function, were torn down walls and bastions. The building is now the official residence of the President. There are also several museums. 
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  • This museum is tucked away and we managed to walk past it twice. The special exhibition of Latvian mittens proved to be very disappointing as there were only a few items on display, the rest were phot...  more »
  • This is a lovely example of an old-fashion museum with lots of things in cases and not a lot of English support. That being said, there are some fascinating artifacts and I was particularly charmed by...  more »
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  • Closed on Easter.