Latvia is a country in north-eastern Europe and is one of the three Baltic States. The capital of Latvia is Riga and the country itself has a little over 2 million inhabitants. This makes it one of the least populated countries of the European Union.

In the past Latvia was part of Russia. In 1918 it became independent to be occupied again by Russia (the Soviet Union) in 1940. In 1991, with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Latvia regained its independence. Because of its history many people speak Russian besides Latvian.

Latvia is featured 2 times on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the historical center of Riga (Old Town and New Town) and the Geodetic Arch of Struve.

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Latvia is a country in north-eastern Europe and is one of the three Baltic States. The capital of Latvia is Riga and the country itself has a little over 2 million inhabitants. This makes it one of the least populated countries of the European Union.

In the past Latvia was part of Russia. In 1918 it became independent to be occupied again by Russia (the Soviet Union) in 1940. In 1991, with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Latvia regained its independence. Because of its history many people speak Russian besides Latvian.

Latvia is featured 2 times on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the historical center of Riga (Old Town and New Town) and the Geodetic Arch of Struve.

There are 45 museums in Latvia.

Tours and tickets

These tours and tickets are available in Latvia.

Cities in Latvia

Find the most beautiful museums in cities in Latvia.

To see and do in Latvia

Discover the best museums in Latvia.

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