Category: Architecture

Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga

June 3, 2018 Architecture 0

The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army (Latvian: Uzvaras piemineklis; Russian: Памятник освободителям Риги) in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Its original name was “Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders”. It consists of a… Read more

Vansu Bridge

June 3, 2018 Architecture 0

The Vansu Bridge (Latvian: Vanšu tilts) in Riga is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Its name literally means Cable-stayed bridge and is also translated as Shroud Bridge. 595 meters in length, it is one of five bridges crossing the Daugava in Riga and passes over Ķīpsala… Read more

St. Peter’s Church, Dome Cathedral, St Jacob’s Cathedral

June 3, 2018 Architecture 0

Riga Dome Cathedral (Latvian: Rīgas Doms; German: Dom zu Riga) is the Evangelical Lutheran cathedral in Riga, Latvia. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Riga. The cathedral is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Latvia, and is featured in or the subject of paintings, photographs and television travelogues. Like all of the… Read more

View from center of Riga cross Daugava river (bridge, library, bank, hotel)

May 29, 2018 Architecture 0

View from center of Riga cross Daugava river (bridge, library, bank, hotel) National library of Latvia – also known as Gaismas Pils (Castle of Light) is a national cultural institution under the supervision of the Latvian Ministry of Culture. Swedbank Latvia headquarters Vansu bridge – cable stayed bridge that crosses the Daugava river Radisson Blu Daugava hotel Map:

Day in Paris (Eiffel tower, Louvre, Arc of triumph, Notre-Dame)

May 28, 2018 Architecture 0

Day in Paris (Eiffel tower, Louvre, Arc of triumph, Notre-Dame) Map: