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Daugavpils Shots Factory

Varsavas iela 28, Daugavpils 5404, Latvia
+371 27 766 655
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Pavele is to be congratulated. The tour he gave us was informative, humerous and fun. Our group... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Junima1951
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Amazing place for all the curious people

We were late for the English tour (if you don't speak Latvian, check on the website ENG tour hours... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Daina G
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Being in the remote location of Europe, site has preserved unique evidence of living history of industrial era. It is opened to visitors since late 2012. Factory uses technologies invented in 1794 and all of them will be demonstrated. Site gained prestigious 3rd place award in the European Cultural Tourism network (ECTN) contest “Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism – 2015″ and is highly favored by its guests. Factory is closed to guests during actual manufacturing times.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Varsavas iela 28, Daugavpils 5404, Latvia
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Pavele is to be congratulated. The tour he gave us was informative, humerous and fun. Our group contained some English speakers as well as ??? He flipped between languages effortlessly. I was really happy to have taken this tour, despite having not only no interest...More

2  Thank Junima1951
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We were late for the English tour (if you don't speak Latvian, check on the website ENG tour hours prior), nevertheless Pavels accepted to give us a tour. And it was definitely one of the most insightful and interesting tours that we have ever had!...More

2  Thank Daina G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the interresting excursion on the production of lead bullets in this still working, but soon to be a museum, factory. The guide gave the tour in Latvian and specially for the two of in English. He manager very well to keep the attention...More

2  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly interesting and funny tour thanks to guide Pavel. Interesting details about factory's everyday life, events during museum night and tours. You won't regret this tour.

1  Thank Olafs Z
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit and funny guide. Thanks, now I know all about bullets and production of bullets. :)

1  Thank Nauris S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This place should visit those who wants to understand what means added value of live story. Itself place seems nothing interesting, but the story our guide told us did change everything. Interactive things is great, but still cannot compete with humans. :) Our visit ended...More

1  Thank Gitams
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very helpful staff (Lina, with her excellent English) and a very interesting, historic and informative tour. Got to fire air pellets at the end too. Bonus!

1  Thank 141wearytraveller141
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and the shooting range experience. Very well presented by a knowledgeable guide. Thanks

Thank Oleg A
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Abosolutely amazing place with extraordinary guide presenting the factory (sorry we didn't ask her name). We were late for guided tour, but friendly girl took us on a short tour and to the top of tower. Girl - YOU WERE AMAZING. That's what happens when...More

2  Thank Viktorija T
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Ticket cost 4€ per person and additional 1.5€ if you want to go to the top of tower. Tours in different hours are in guided different languages: in latvian or in russian / english.

Thank Domantas N
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