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The House of Latvian Society :: Historical centre of Riga :: Sights of Riga :: Other Riga
The House of Latvian Society

The House of Latvian Society

The House of Latvian Society

The Latvian Society is one the oldest officially registered Latvian organizations. This society is very significant in such areas as education, culture and science of Latvia. The society was established in 1868 in the building which was specially built for its needs. One of the founders of the building Janis Baumanis also took part in the making of the project of it. But still the building was reconstructed several times.

In 1940 the building was taken away from the Society and given to the needs of Soviet Army. The building was used by the house of officers of the Baltic Military region.

The House of Latvian Society on the Riga map