Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Latvia

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Latvia
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Latvia

Most people might not know what to expect when they visit Latvia. It might be seen as medieval and full of sprawling forests, but there are also some very unusual things that are well worth a visit…


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Latvia


Skrunda-1, Raņķu Pagasts
Skrunda-1, Raņķu Pagasts

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There is nothing like an abandoned secret city to get the interest of wandering tourists.

Doll Garden of Sabile, Sabile
Doll Garden of Sabile, Sabile

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Sabile is mostly visited by people looking to visit the wine-growing hill, but this terrifying doll garden is also worth a visit.

Abavmuiza Cross Stone, Zlēku Pagasts
Abavmuiza Cross Stone, Zlēku Pagasts

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Located in the middle of a woodland is an abandoned graveyard with this scary looking cross etched stone.

Turaida Castle, Sigulda
Turaida Castle, Sigulda

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Turaida Castle is well worth seeing on it’s own, but the garden statues are what makes it worth a trip for those looking for weirder things in life.

The Very Old Oak Tree, Riga
The Very Old Oak Tree, Riga

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So, how old is the very old oak tree? Well, apparently it is around 3500 years old. Although it does help that it has been preserved.

Hospitalis Restaurant, Riga
Hospitalis Restaurant, Riga

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Tere is only one thing stranger than hospital food and that is a restaurant themed like a hospital! Let’s just hope the food is a little better.

Araisi Lake Fortress, Drabeši Parish
Araisi Lake Fortress, Drabeši Parish

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Located on an island in Latvia’s Āraiši Lake, this 9th century village is just a recreation of one that was said to exist on the turn of the 9th-10th century.

Centre of Creative Services, Rēzekne
Centre of Creative Services, Rēzekne

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Featuring some of the craziest architecture you will ever see, the inside of it is even more amazing and looks more like a giant art installation.

National Library, Riga
National Library, Riga

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In Latvia, even the library are well worth a visit! This building is called “The Castle of Light”

Open Air Art Museum, Abavas Pagasts
Open Air Art Museum, Abavas Pagasts

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Featuring well over 100 surreal works of art, this is a garden any tourist of the strange will feel right at home in.