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LATGALE ZOO
Here, in the artificially created jungles, a visitor can see spotted pythons, spectacled caimans bathing in the sun, red koi carps swimming in the ponds, playful macaques and sugar gliders jumping in the lianas and other swimming, whistling, crawling, hopping and flying tropical creatures. Children can stroke a furry rabbit, play with touching guinea-pigs and feed exotic fishes in the pond. Latgale Zoo is open for visitors every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except Monday and Tuesday. Address: 27 Vienibas Street, tel.: +371 65426789, www.latgalezoo.eu

RUSSIAN HOUSE
Russian House offers unique expositions: “Old Believers in Latvia”, “The Orthodox in Latvia”, “Pictures by Pyotr Khudobchenok”, “Gzhel Ceramics”, “Khokhloma Ware”. There is also a garden of sculptures – “Fairytale Courtyard” – with 17 sculptures of Russian fairytale characters. They were created by Pyotr Khudobchenok, a painter and sculptor, whose works were presented to Pope Ian Pavel II, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbachev and George Bush. Excursions every Wednesday and Friday, except state holidays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (prior booking required). Address: 11 Tautas Street, tel.: +371 65437936, www.rusdom.lv

DAUGAVPILS LEDUS HALLE
Skating and hockey competitions all the year round, 47a Stacijas Street, tel.: +371 65407190, www.dlh.lv

ULTRA SPORTS SOCIETY
Tandem paragliding and motor hang gliding with an instructor. Teaching paragliding/hang gliding and pilot certification. Flights using a winch at Griva aerodrome. Air shows. Aerial photography. Prior booking required. Address: Griva aerodrome, tel.: 371 29225359, www.flight.lv

OLIMPIJA SPORTS COMPLEX
Speleochamber – the only salt room in Eastern Latvia, 2u Valkas Street, tel.: +371 65451070, www.hotel-olimpija-sk.lv

VILNIS REST COMPLEX
Floating three-deck bathhouse and boating (Veiksme boat), 74 Dzintaru Street, tel.: +371 29119558,
www.stropuvilnis.lv

DAUGAVPILS THEATRE
22a Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65426520, www.dteatris.lv

CENTRAL LIBRARY OF LATGALE
22a Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65426422, fax: +371 65476341, www.lcb.lv

LATVIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
22a Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65422763, www.daugavpilslkc.lv

DAUGAVPILS REGIONAL STUDIES AND ART MUSEUM (DRSAM)
8 Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65424155, www.dnmm.lv
Mark Rothko Room (DRSAM), 8 Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65424155, www.dnmm.lv
Leonid Baulin Room (DRSAM), 8 Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65424155, www.dnmm.lv
Māra Art Show (DRSAM), 8 Rigas Street, tel.: +371 65424155, www.dnmm.lv

ART GALLERY OF THE DAUGAVPILS UNIVERSITY
1/3 – 205 Saules Street (entry from Instituta Street), tel.: +371 65424633

RUSSIAN HOUSE
11 Tautas Street, tel.: +371 65437936, www.rusdom.lv

DAUGAVPILS PALACE OF CULTURE
92 Smilsu Street, tel.: +371 65443809

SILVER SCREEN CINEMA HOUSE
(Ditton shopping centre), 60 Cietoksna Street, www.silverscreen.lv

POLISH CULTURAL CENTRE
30 Varsavas Street, tel.: +371 65433719

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