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The experience was quite scary but in a good way. Definitelly recommend for all that has an... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
992m_rab
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Riga, Latvia
Bunker and memories.

During Soviet era we didn't know that there was a bunker under rehab center. I have been in similar... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Greeley-Couple
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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

The experience was quite scary but in a good way. Definitelly recommend for all that has an interest in this kind of attractions.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

During Soviet era we didn't know that there was a bunker under rehab center. I have been in similar bunker while studying medicine in Riga Medical school. We had "important" war medicine studies at that time.Ligatnes bunker is real scary very Soviet like place. I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

It was interesting and funny to see all that things from the USSR time. The guide was trying to tell the story of the bunker as if it was something unique. But in reality the WWII bunkers in Denmark look the same as the modern...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Was doing a walkabout in Latvia, had spend some gorgeous days in Ligatne, was on the road -- and ended up at the Bunker. What a great stay!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This was a spur of the moment visit having seen the leaflet in Tourist Information Centre the day before. They run English speaking tours but only once a day so make sure you check the time. There is free parking outside and the upper floors...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

If you want to travel back in time, to the 80s and the soviet era, this is the place to go. The guide made the experience very entertaining and the visit of the soviet era bunker, 9meters below the surface was worth and informative. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the English tour, it was interesting and kind of sarcastic at the same time.The tour is interactive, so it's not just walking,watching and listening...but much more fun!It's a must for all who lived in the Sowiet Union and who didn't.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This was a nuclear bunker built under a hospital complex. The idea was 250 communist party officials would live and govern from here in the event of nuclear war. Guide very good obviously does a bit of acting

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited as a large group of Irish students through a travel company. Our guide Oskar was very authentic, engaging and knowledgeable. He helped make the tour more lively, but the perfectly preserved bunker alone is enough to make any historian or novice engaged for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

The Cold War was incredibly wasteful - on both sides of the Pacific. Both superpowers might justify this type of expenditure by talking about the multiplier effect but thus is shocking waste. It was ingenious planning and design but naturally was never used. The tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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