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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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RIGA WINTER CITY BREAK

Riga

3 Days / 2 Nights

 


DAY 1.  RIGA

Arrival, transfer with guide to the hotel, check-in.


DAY 2.  RIGA

HD Visit to the Central Market + Walking tour of the city of Riga / Duration - 4 hours.

Riga Central Market is the largest market in the Baltic States and one of the largest in Europe. Inaugurated in 1930, it was the largest architectural project in Latvia of its time, an imposing construction of 5 large Art Nouveau naves in the heart of Riga. Up to this day this market is very popular and farmers from all over the country sell their different merchandise here: vegetables, fruits, berries, charcuterie, meat, fish, cheeses etc. An excellent opportunity to discover the daily life of Riga, as well as the rich local products.

Then we will continue with the walking tour of Riga city. Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals. The city was founded in 1201 on the banks of the Daugava River and in the 13th century became an important commercial center of the German Hansa. Known as the "Paris of the Baltic States", it stands out for the beauty of its old town where all architectural styles are mixed: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classic, Art Nouveau, etc. The guided tour will take us through the most interesting places of this ancient Hanseatic city. We will start from the central boulevards of Riga and then will see the Arsenal Tower, the National Theater, the Freedom Monument, the Opera House, the University of Riga and the bridges over the Daugava River. Once we reach the old town we will see the Dome Cathedral (entrance), the Church of S. Pedro, the Old medieval Castle, the house of Blackheads, the buildings of the old guilds, the Bridge of the Swedes, the Three Brothers, the Parliament and many other buildings converted into restaurants, pubs and souvenir shops.

OPTIONAL: In the afternoon we offer an optional visit to the Ethnographic Open Air Museum of Latvia / Duration - 3 hours. We will visit one of the masterpieces of Latvian cultural heritage. Founded in 1924, it is located 10 km from Riga, in a pine forest by the shore of Lake Jugla. The museum consists of about 90 traditional rural buildings, farms, windmills, churches, fishermen's huts, etc., from the four Latvian provinces: Kurzeme, Vidzeme, Latéale and Zemgale.


Prices of the optional tour, per person, in US DOLlARS
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
$250 $130 $110 $75 $65 $55 $50 $40 $37 $35

DAY 3. RIGA

Breakfast.

Your transfer to the airport is scheduled according to the departure of the plane (without guide).


Prices in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:


November 2020 – March 2021 (except the Holy Week)
  1 pax (SGL) 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Tour price, ½ DBL $665 $410 $360 $305 $280 $280 $260 $255 $245 $235
SGL spl $115


Price includes:

Accommodation:  2 nights at hotel TALLINK RIGA/MONIKA CENTRUM/AVALON 4* or similar (Riga)

Breakfast in the hotel

Arrival and departure transfers (arrival transfer with guide / departure transfer without guide)

Tours and excursions in Riga according to the program

Transportation for all tours and transfers

English-speaking guide service

Entrance tickets: Riga Dome Cathedral

Prices and availability are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking!

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