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Zanis Lipke Memorial

Mazais Balasta dambis 8 | Mazais Balasta dambis 8, Riga 1048, Latvia
+371 67 202 539
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Heartfull experience in charming local area. Easy to find if you see the sign from busstop. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A very interesting museum tells an important story

This museum was an interesting experience, and is absolutely worth visiting. We walked here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“audio guide” (12 reviews)
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Mazais Balasta dambis 8 | Mazais Balasta dambis 8, Riga 1048, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heartfull experience in charming local area. Easy to find if you see the sign from busstop. If you are afraid of dark or have bad eyes, is not that good. A flashlight or å litle bit more light could do to dead and ise the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was an interesting experience, and is absolutely worth visiting. We walked here from the centrum, over the big bridge over Daugava river with great views, and ended up at the museum on Kipsala island. Quite a walk on a hot day, but totally...More

Thank Norantt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A curious building but you will find out why when you visit! The exhibits were really interesting and the trouble that he, his wife and their friends went to in order to rescue Jews is amazing. Entry is by donation and it is just a...More

Thank Serena C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the museums that can be easily missed and only if you are very deep in some kind of history you can visit. And even then it will reflect only one sided truth as history of Latvia is very complex and controversial...More

Thank Gints K
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Although many Latvians collaborated with the Nazis in killing Jews, many Latvians did not--and, at great peril to themselves and their families, saved Jewish lives. Zanis Lipke hid Jews in his home and then smuggled them via an underground railway to places of safety. He...More

Thank Stephen K
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We decided to take some hire bikes over to visit this museum which made it is fairly quick journey from the old town. The museum is free so a good choice if you are on a budget - and you can make an optional donation....More

Thank Silkyscarf
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The memorial isn't easily recognisible as you approach, it looks like the bag of someones garden. It looked closed when we arrived, make sure you ring the doorbell and don't just walk away. It is incredible what some people did to protect and help save...More

Thank Nikki P
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing place, and the location of it is very nice, easy to access, very interesting museum, recommended for everyone who is interested in history.

Thank Kārlis V
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting here today. Informative exhibits on an interesting and moving history period. Audio guide has good detail. Well worth the walk from old town to visit

1  Thank lester412
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

If you are interested in the Second World War, then this is a must and charts the daring courage of one family to save Jews during German occupation. The museum is small in size but gigantic in terms of the story it tells. Free entry...More

1  Thank Spencer H
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