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Latvia biggest buildings and cities
RihisDate: Saturday, 2010-06-05, 00:06 | Message # 1
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Rīga

Riga TV Tower

3rd Biggest TV Tower in Europa, it is 368 m high. Highest building in Latvia. Construction started on 1976 and ended 1986.

Saules Akmens
Sun Stone

It is 123 m high, one of highest Latvias building. Construction ended in 2004.

Zinātņu akadēmija
Academy of Sciences

It is 107,6 m high, one of Latvias highest building. It was first skyscraper in Latvia. Construction started 1951 and ended 1958.

Zemkopības ministrija
Ministry of Agriculture

It is 91,7 m high. Its made in typical 60s modernism. Construction started 1968 and ended 1978.

Reval Hotel Latvija

It is 90 m high, one of Latvias highest building. Construction started on late 60s, ended 1976.

Latvijas Televīzija
Latvia Television

It is 89 m high. Building started on 1979 and ended 1986.

Brīvības piemineklis
Freedom monument

It is 42 m high. Building started 1931, funded by donations to the people, and ended 1935.

Arena Rīga

Made for World Hockey Championship in Latvia. Construction ended in 2006.

Latvijas Nacionālā opera
Latvia National opera

Building started 1860 and ended 1863.

Ugunsdzēsēju muzejs
Firefighting museum

Used like a Fire department too. Museum opened in 1978. construction started 1910 and ended 1912.

 
MSIDate: Wednesday, 2010-06-16, 21:23 | Message # 2
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Like the Saules Akmens, Sun Stone building smile
Damn that TV tower is high! Is it possible to come all the way to the top? :P

Hope there are elevators these buildings biggrin

Nice pictures Rihis, did you found them on the internet or have you been those places? smile

 
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