The Corner House
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If you are interested in the darker side of Soviet history, this is the place! This former KGB building is now a museum about the way the KGB treated people who were captured because they didn't support the opressing Soviet regime. Highly recommend taking the guided tour - it’s quite grim, yet…
The Corner House, or the former headquarters of the USSR State Security Committee (KGB), is still a symbol of occupation and captivity for the Latvian nation and has now opened its doors to visitors.
This beautiful building once housed the HQ of the KGB in Latvia. The lower floors are now home to a museum of the KGB in Latvia. The permanent exhibition is free, but a guided tour costs around $10. Well worth it, if you want to see the cells and torture chambers the building hides in its basements.
The Museum offers guided tours of the basement prison cells and an exhibition about the history of KGB activities in Latvia during the Soviet occupation.
KGB Museum, located just around the corner. They will take you to a tour to the secret chambers and tell about the Soviet oppressions Latvia went through. They have tours in English, but please note that they have appointed time for them.
Recently re-opened to the public, the former KGB headquarters in riga offers a window into a dark corner of the recent history of Latvia.