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Visit of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble

The Salaspils Memorial Ensemble was created in the place where National Socialistic Germany had a police prison and labour correctional camp (from 1941 to 1945).

This beautiful memorial site was open in 1967 (Soviet days) as the Soviet Union politics were concentrating on hiding the bad moves of J.Stalin and instead wanted to show to the world the bad stuff done by Nazis.
The memorial creates a symbol of the border between life and death with a 100 metre-long concrete wall, on which is written – “Beyond these gates the land groans”. There are also seven concrete sculptures: “Mother”, “The Unbroken”, “The humuliated”, “Protest”, “Red Front”, “Solidarity”,“The Oath”.

A beautiful addition to the memorial - indoors exhibition open for visitors to learn from written materials, photos and also video materials where you'll see older people sharing their memories about how they managed to escape or skip the camp.

per adult from

$73

AUD

Duration

2 to 3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Dienvidu iela, Salaspils Latvia

    Visit one of Europe’s largest monument complexes commemorating victims of Nazism - opened on the former camp territory.
    Behind 100 metre-long concrete wall, on which is written – “Beyond these gates the land groans” you will see seven massive concrete sculptures: “Mother”, “The Unbroken”, “The humiliated”, “Protest”, “Red Front”, “Solidarity”, “The Oath”. Go for a walk between the monuments, enjoy the silence.
    Afterwards, explore an exhibition indoors where you'll find a lot of information in written, so as short video documentaries.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Rumbula Forest Memorial, Maskavas Iela, Riga Latvia

    Optional stop at Rumubla memorial - one of the largest holocaust sites in Europe.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/21/2020 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Amber Tours

Activity ID: V-150074P9

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