22 AWESOMELY WEIRD THINGS TO DO IN (WAY) EAST EUROPE

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If you ever happen to wonder around East Europe on a trip, here are 22 great and weird things you can do on your visit.

  1. Go summer bobsledding

    Sigulda, Latvia

    Sigulda, Latvia

     

  2. Try out sword fighting

    Jaunspils Castle, Latvia

    Jaunpils Castle, Latvia

     

  3. Sit on Lenin’s lap

    Grutas Park Museum in Lithuania

    Grutas Park Museum in Lithuania

     

  4. Strike a super European pose

    Riga, Latvia

    Riga, Latvia

     

  5. Stay in a 700 year old castle like a boss

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    Jaunpils Castle, Latvia

     

  6. Go kayaking in a river at night

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    Daugavas River in Riga, Latvia

     

  7. See the biggest Soviet helicopter in a super sketch backyard museum

    Riga Aviation Museum, Riga, Latvia

    Riga Aviation Museum, Riga, Latvia

     

  8. Try weird mushrooms at a local supermarket

    Central Market in Riga, Latvia

    Central Market in Riga, Latvia

     

  9. Step onto an old sketchy windmill

    Ethnographic Open Air museum in Latvia

    Ethnographic Open Air museum in Latvia

     

  10. Sit on a giant cannon

    Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki

    Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki, Finland

     

  11. Take a tour of an abandoned prison

    Patarei prison, Tallinn, Estonia

    Patarei prison, Tallinn, Estonia

     

  12. Visit a swamp

    Lahemaa National Park in Estonia

    Lahemaa National Park in Estonia

     

  13. Jump on a moving train

    Riga, Latvia

    Riga, Latvia

     

  14. Visit a giant hill full of crosses

    Hill of Crosses in Lithuania

    Hill of Crosses in Lithuania

     

  15. Pretend to be a pirate for the day

    Käsmu captains' village, Estonia

    Käsmu captains’ village, Estonia

     

  16. Get locked up for being a tourist

    Wooden stocks in Jaunspils Castle, Latvia

    Jaunpils Castle, Latvia

     

  17. Swing on a giant swing

    Somewhere in Estonia

    Somewhere in Estonia

     

  18. Climb up an old Soviet lookout tower

    Käsmu captains village, Estonia

    Käsmu captains village, Estonia

     

  19. Walk barefoot through glass, rocks and pine cones in an obstacle forest trail

    Tukums, Latvia

    Tukums, Latvia

     

  20. Sit on a unicorn

    Republic of Uzupis in Vilnius, Lithuania

    Republic of Uzupis in Vilnius, Lithuania

     

  21. Visit an abandoned Soviet military submarine station

    Abandoned Hara military submarine station in Estonia

    Hara Submarine Station, Estonia

     

  22. Strike more European poses on giant turtles

    Jurmala, Latvia

    Jurmala, Latvia

     

    Written by Laura Sausina

     

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4 Comments on "22 AWESOMELY WEIRD THINGS TO DO IN (WAY) EAST EUROPE"

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Daisy Brisco

I’m so liking this post! If money is not an object I’d visit Eastern Europe, especially the wierd places you recommended–it’s mostly safe now, right? 😉

Romena

Hello. Just came across your blog. I am a Lithuanian girl living in America. So awesome and funny you posted all these “weird” things to do in eastern Europe. Thank you for bringing back so many memories about my home country !!!!

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