Zeltini 

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One thing is clear: Soviet military sites was not a free space to roam around let alone take photos. Especially Soviet missile bases was the top secret area and people with even the slightest stains in the history like tendency for fist fights or drinking or any kind of other excessive or non-exemplary behaviour were never selected. This was the most serious post you could ever get – to deal with the nuclear missiles. Of course no talking around was tolerated either, and you could get KGB knocking on your…

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Zeltini 

Zeltiņi – the most impressive Soviet military object in Latvia

Zeltiņi – missile base is one of the most impressive Soviet military objects in Latvia, located in Northern Vidzeme. This is one of few remaining places where you can ‘’meet’’ Lenin. There you can see military buildings, missile silos and underground bunkers. Let us discover the past together. Apply: trips@hieroglifs.com    

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Skrunda 1 Zeltini 

Abandoned Soviet missile base – Zeltini

Let us pass this wonderful sunny weather in an interesting way in Zeltini – Soviet nuclear missile base. Please see the event description both in English and Latvian. Choose your best date and apply. Fill the application from in English: application form (EN) for Latvian: application form (LV) and let us explore the history. Those who have been, feel free to leave your feedback in TripAdvisor.  

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Zeltini 

Zeltiņi – Soviet missile base

Clip on your red badges and pack your hate against the capitalism because we are going back in time again. Trip includes transfer Riga – Zeltiņi – Riga, guided tour and interactive activity. Date: 02/07/2016 – around 9:30 AM Meeting point: Strēlnieku laukums (Old Riga near RTU University Kaļķu Street 1) Price: 25 EUR per person Children: Up to 16 years of age – 15 EUR Date: 05/08/2016 – around 9:30 AM Meeting point: Strēlnieku laukums (Old Riga near RTU University Kaļķu Street 1) Price: 25 EUR per person Children:…

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Abandoned places Zeltini 

Zeltini, the Soviet military missile base

During Soviet times, a Soviet military missile base was built in a small Latvian town, Zeltiņi. From 1961, medium-range missiles (up to 3,500 km) were stored in hangars there. Military missile base Zeltiņi was perfectly disguised from unexpected guests; people say that even some houses were destroyed before building of the base, as they were too close to the secret zone. Locals recall that not only missile installations were there, but as also several missile silos, which were blown up or sunk in the swamp when soldiers left the base….

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Zeltini 

Zeltini – abandoned Soviet nuclear missile base

On the 2nd of July – let us pass and interesting time together in Zeltiņi. The base at Zeltiņi offers all kind of military buildings, underground bunkers, missile silos, launch pads, etc. You can also meet Lenin here. Well, not exactly with full set of body parts – this time it is only the 3 m high head that is one of the rare monuments dedicated to the great communist leader still remaining after the fall of the Soviet Union. Feel free to apply by writing and e-mail to trips@hieroglifs.com…

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