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Day Trip from Riga: Sigulda and Secret Soviet Bunker

Discover this amazing Day Trip to Sigulda and Secret Soviet Bunker!

You will spend the whole day visiting beautiful Sigulda also called small Switzerland and place that is full of history Soviet Secret Bunker. The main sights in Sigulda included Bobsleight track, Turaida castle and Gutmana cave. Soviet Secret Bunker is located in Ligatne- guided tour is guaranteed. Also there will be a short stop to see city if Cesis. Book day trip from Riga: Sigulda and Secret Soviet Bunker with us!

Day Trip to Sigulda from Riga
Soviet Secret Bunker Tour

Turaida castle

Is located on the top of the hill and surrounded by the Gauja national park. Building of the castle was started in 1214. It experience a lot during the World War and is full of history. Castle was recently reconstructed and now you can visit ruins as well as reconstructed part of the castle.

Gutmana Cave is known as the largest cave in Baltics. The name of the cave arose from a German phrase ”gut Mann” which in English means ”good man” which sounds almost like the name of the cave ”Gutmana cave”. It is surrounded by many legends that has developed over hundreds of years.

Bobsleigh Track- is 1200m long and allows a speed of 125km/h. This is the training venue for Latvia’s Olympic team. Also it hosts many international as well as national scale competitions every year for bobsleigh, luge and skeleton.

Secret Soviet Bunker (Ligatne)- was available for public only after decision was made in year 2003 to remove the secrecy grading. Bunker is located 9m underground and the total area of the facility is over 2000m2. It was built for the political and state authority elite of the 1980 (state administration) in case of a nuclear war. This is optional choice to visit the Bunker. If you don’t like such a hard part of history you can visit Cesu city instead.

Additional information about Day Trip to Sigulda and Secret Soviet Bunker

Here you can find some additional information about this day trip to Sigulda and Secret Soviet Bunker:

  • Tour starts at 10:00 (times are adjustable if needed), tour ends around 18:00.
  • Optional choice to visit Cesu Castle
  • No entrance fees are included (except Soviet Secret Bunker)
  • If you wish to book guided tour please contact us
Day Tour
Soviet Secret Bunker
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