OPEN AIR MUSEUM

OPEN AIR MUSEUM

Latvian Ethnographic Open-air museum is one of the oldest outdoor museums in Europe. It was founded in Riga in 1924. It’s situated in the coast of Juglas lake and occupies 87, 66 he (215 acres) territory of pine tree forest. Here you can visit 118 ancient buildings from all the historical regions of Latvia dated from 17th century to 1930. To furnish the buildings more than 4000 ethnographical items have been used. Latvian Ethnographic Open-air museum is a monument of Latvian architecture and lifestyle. Museum is a place where Latvian craft workers works, Latvian traditional festivals are held and exhibitions of traditional art are still alive. In one year the museum is visited by over 135 000 people from all over the world. Travel Jam highly recommends you to visit this historical evidence of Latvian culture.

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