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The Venus of Willendorf

For me as a latvian, it is really interesting that not only the building it self is a great sight... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Māra B
Riga, Latvia
Superb building

We came across the Latvian Academy of Art by accident and is evidently a historical place, which... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Montrose, United Kingdom
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18 Mar 2018
“The Venus of Willendorf”
29 Dec 2017
“Superb building”
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

For me as a latvian, it is really interesting that not only the building it self is a great sight to tourists, but also the Venus of Willendorf which is located right opposite the main entrance.

Thank Māra B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We came across the Latvian Academy of Art by accident and is evidently a historical place, which houses many artists and when we visited we found an amazing exhibition hall where a massive variety of work by the students is available to be purchased. If...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Latvian Academy of Art is a historical place, where most of country's talent is developed. This building not only visually represents artists spirit, with the tall windows and sharp tower but also the smell of turpentine is present, that makes visitor notice that art is...More

Thank Diāna G
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A very big and beautiful building. Well worth a visit and make sure to go later during the day to take photos when the sun is setting.

Thank Emil O
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The architecture of this red building is outstanding. We had passed this building several times during the day and decide to visit it during sunset. Unfortunately, they don't have decoration light during the night.

Thank scalopages
Reviewed 28 March 2016

For a first glance one thinks that it is some kind of a cathedral, but an academy never crosses the mind. Its red brick Gothic architecture is a reminder of a similar cathedral in Wiesbaden, Germany. It has a sculpture in front of it that...More

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