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Great Choral Synagogue Memorial

Gogola iela 25, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 6(0)7 283 484
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History that can't be forgotten

During my stay in Riga, I decided to go to Moscow district. As I was wandering around the area... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
calvin722
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Buffalo, New York
Respectful memorial

This memorial is very respectful and well preserved. Only thing is that it's quite far from the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Natalie J
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Gogola iela 25, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During my stay in Riga, I decided to go to Moscow district. As I was wandering around the area, saw this memorial site. Even though it was remaining of ruin, it was still touching by reading the it.

Thank calvin722
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This memorial is very respectful and well preserved. Only thing is that it's quite far from the city center and you need to walk specially for it - but there is nothing else around. Unless you spend more than a day in Riga , it's...More

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This site contains the ruins of a former synagogue, which the Nazis burned to the ground in 1941 with scores of victims locked inside. The foundations of the synagogue have now been unearthed and turned into a heritage site of some sort. There is a...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is somewhat off the beaten track and there's not much to see, but if you're staying more than a day in Riga it's worth a visit as its not too far from the famous Riga Market, and nearby the buildings associated with the Jewish...More

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Just one more part of Nazi Germany's invasion of the Baltic states and the extermination of the Jews...

Thank scottestill
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The location of the synagogue that was was built in the late 1800,s. However burnt to the ground during the nazi occupation in 1941. The memorial is within the ruins for those who perished during the blaze. A moving/sombre experience.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I made a point to visit because two friends who live on 2 different continents had family who came from the Jewish community in Riga. It is a short walk from the market in the Zeppelin hangers ... The site is peaceful but sad to...More

2  Thank Dee S
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a sight every Jewish tourist to Riga should visit. It brings to life the horrors of the war and also serves as a fitting tribute to those who lost their lives here. Along with the nearby Riga Ghetto museum it should be seen.

1  Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Interesting place to visit to remember the mistakes of the past and to be conscious of the importance that wouldn't happen again.

Thank Txema M
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The monument is situated near to the Science academy, The area and monument is well kept so worth a visit if you are in the area but it is quite a sad place

Thank swift314
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