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Daugavpils Shots Factory

Varavas iela 28, Daugavpils 5404, Latvia
+371 27 766 655
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Interesting visit and funny guide. Thanks, now I know all about bullets and production of bullets... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Nauris S
via mobile
Experience exchange tour around Daugavpils

This place should visit those who wants to understand what means added value of live story. Itself... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Saulkrasti, Latvia
via mobile
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Being in the remote location of Europe, site has preserved unique evidence of living history of industrial era. It is opened to visitors since late 2012. Factory uses technologies invented in 1794 and all of them will be demonstrated. Site gained prestigious 3rd place award in the European Cultural Tourism network (ECTN) contest “Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism – 2015″ and is highly favored by its guests. Factory is closed to guests during actual manufacturing times.
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“production” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Varavas iela 28, Daugavpils 5404, Latvia
+371 27 766 655
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit and funny guide. Thanks, now I know all about bullets and production of bullets. :)

1  Thank Nauris S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place should visit those who wants to understand what means added value of live story. Itself place seems nothing interesting, but the story our guide told us did change everything. Interactive things is great, but still cannot compete with humans. :) Our visit ended...More

1  Thank Gitams
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very helpful staff (Lina, with her excellent English) and a very interesting, historic and informative tour. Got to fire air pellets at the end too. Bonus!

1  Thank 141wearytraveller141
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and the shooting range experience. Very well presented by a knowledgeable guide. Thanks

Thank Oleg A
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Abosolutely amazing place with extraordinary guide presenting the factory (sorry we didn't ask her name). We were late for guided tour, but friendly girl took us on a short tour and to the top of tower. Girl - YOU WERE AMAZING. That's what happens when...More

1  Thank Viktorija T
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Ticket cost 4€ per person and additional 1.5€ if you want to go to the top of tower. Tours in different hours are in guided different languages: in latvian or in russian / english.

Thank Domantas N
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great place with extraordinary guide presenting the factory, it's history and explains about the production of shots. Strongly recommened.

Thank Andrius D
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

You can see everything and you can touch everything and something like that!:D Our guid was very very nice and funny.... You seriosly need to go there!

Thank Kristiāna R
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

It is one of the Best museums what i seen before. There is a real machines who really working. Very nice guide . Prices is very cheap! I suggest pay a little more but drive to tower! There is a very nice view of Daugavpils....More

Thank Sandis M
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We had a guided tour all over the factory for 2 h, and didn' t notice how the time passed. It was interesting to see the technology of production, hear about historyof the factory and the city in this context, to see the machines un...More

Thank Anita L
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