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A Top Secret Cold War Bunker in Latvia

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A Top Secret Cold War Bunker in Latvia

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    ~3 hours
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    Min People : 2
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    1 Object
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    All time
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    Min Age : 12+
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    Pickup: hotel in Riga
Itinerary

What can be seen there?

– plans and projections in regard to what would happen if because of a war, dams of all hydropower stations were destroyed, which territories would be under water and how that would affect largest towns;
– autonomous electrical station with diesel ģenerators and fuel reservoirs;
– conditioning equipment for air purification;
– water supply and sewerage equipment which operates in accordance with submarine principle;
– special telecommunication unit that secured direct communication with Moscow Kremlin and autonomous communication with the key services in the entire country;
– books by Marx, Lenin, Brezhnev and other Soviet times politicians;
– unique map with historic names of collective farms;
– materials of the XXII Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union;
– canteen with a typical Soviet menu;
– Various Soviet times memorabilia, household and daily items.

A little history

Located in the place where, during World War II, from 26 September to 6 October 1944 fierce battles between Latvian legion soldiers and soldiers of the Soviet Army took place.

In the territory of the rehabilitation centre, 9 m underground, there is a well-equipped facility with a total area of 2,000 sq.m, whose secrecy grading was removed only in 2003. Bunker was built fot the needs of political and state authority elite of the 1980-ies for state administration in case of nuclear war.

– Secret concealment of the Secretaries General of the Soviet Communist Party comrades Voss and Pugo!
– One of the most strategically important places in Soviet Latvia in case of a nuclear war.
– A powerful autonomous self-sustaining structure with all necessary and high-end (for that time) equipment.
– All authentic underground furnishings have been retained!

Museum hosts excibition of the objects found on the battle field and the recorded materials regarding this episode of war.

In More you will see

– a tank and other historical testimonies
– the weapons found on the battle field
– battle front line – war trenches
– monuments dedicated to war
– a model of More battle
– see and find out what you did not expect. Book now!

 

Trip details

Price Includes

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    Excursion - entertainment program (in a description)
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    Local guides in Museum of Bunker and whole tour time
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    Guided tours, meals in the canteen of Soviet style - every Saturday
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    The travel paperwork documentation

Price Excludes

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    Transfer from Riga and back
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    Meals: Lunch, dinner
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    Medical Insurance
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    Personal expenses, gratuities to local guides and drivers, beverages, and other expenses not mentioned
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    Note - you will have to pay extra for permission to take pictures and videos of certain objects
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    (*) - optional selected objects

NOTE *

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    The interpreter can be hired at extra cost. The prices need to be arranged for each group. The price depends on the group size
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    Languages: Latvian, Russian, English
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    Visitors have the possibility to have a meal in the style of political elite of 1980-ies, drinking from granyonkas and eating by tabeles, lain eith waxcloth. Typical Soviet menu is available (min 10 persons)
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FAQ

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– Latvia – Euro (EUR)

Should I book pre/post additional services?

Additional services must be booked in advance. This may not be possible during the trip.

What is cancellation policy?

Cancellation conditions: the Seller reserves the right to charge the following cancellation fees: for cancellations from 30-21 days prior to arrival – 30% of the basic tour price, for cancellations 20-7 days prior to arrival – 60% of the basic tour price, 6-1 days prior to arrival 70% of the basic tour price and for “no show” – 75% of the basic tour price.

Please note Covid-19 might affect individual cancellation policy and refund terms.