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Post-Industrial "Stonehenge" on Lucavsala Island in Riga, Latvia

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... also known as "Devil's Bath" among some locals, is located on the lush green island of Lucavsala, just some ten minutes drive from Old Riga with its UNESCO listed architecture. Despite the proximity, few people know about this hidden corner; in summer you are likely to meet "vagabond" fishermen here, who migrate all across the Daugava River in search for fishy places or occasional swimmers, enjoying the quietness of the area. We actually don't know what used to be here before, a pier or a never-finished bridge to another island perhaps. Agile visitors can practice their jumping skills here, quite a thrilling experience!

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A: Daugava River near Island Bridge

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Daugava River near Island Bridge

C: Island Bridge (Salu tilts)

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Island Bridge (Salu tilts)

D: Visiting priest of the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

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During its existence the church of Jesus as long as the biggest part of Riga churches, was many times...

Visiting priest of the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

E: Before the service at the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

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During its existence the church of Jesus as long as the biggest part of Riga churches, was many times...

Before the service at the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

F: Jezus Luteranu Baznica

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Jezus Luteranu Baznica

G: During the service at the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

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During its existence the church of Jesus as long as the biggest part of Riga churches, was many times...

During the service at the Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

H: Installation "SEARCHES" at the festival of light "STARO RIGA", Latvia

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From November 17th - 20th in the central part of Riga the festival of light "STARO RIGA" ("Shine, Rig...

Installation "SEARCHES" at the festival of light "STARO RIGA", Latvia

I: Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

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During its existence the church of Jesus as long as the biggest part of Riga churches, was many times...

Riga Lutheran Church of Jesus, Latvia

J: Museum of Doll Art, Riga

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Exhibition of works of Latvian doll artists was held at the new premises of the Museum of Doll Art in...

Museum of Doll Art, Riga

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Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

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