Learn about the lives of the Jews in the community of Riga from their history to modern days on a private guided tour. Meet your guide and set out towards the heart of Riga and walk through the old town for an introduction of the Jewish history in Riga.
Visit Riga Synagogue which is the only synagogue that survived the Holocaust and is currently active. Follow your guide through the Latvian Holocaust Museum to see the list of the names of 70000 lost lives and photographs.
Head to the memorial of the Great Choral Synagogue and pay respect to the events of 1941 during which hundreds of Jewish people were forced into the basement that was later intentionally burned to the ground.
Next, travel through the historical Jewish quarter of Maskavas Forstate and look out for the little wooden houses where the Jewish people used to live. Visit the old Jewish cemetery which was a part of the Jewish ghetto during the Nazi occupation.
See the Salaspils Memorial Ensemble which was erected where an extended police prison and labor correctional camp of the Nazis was located from 1941 to 1945. Continue to Rumbula to visit and learn about one of the largest sites of mass murders of Jews in Europe.
Finish your tour at a high note hearing about Zanis Lipke and his wife Johanna creating an underground bunker to save Jews from Nazis.