House Of Blackheads

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Ratslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +371-67181800
  • Ticket Price: 2 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

The most lavish housebuilt in the 1300’s, the House of Blackheads is a common photo on many a Latvian postcards. In its glory days, the House of Blackheads was a frat house for unmarried German merchants. The House underwent some destruction during the Second World War and was rebuilt by the Soviets. A fine example of Dutch Renaissance architecture, the House of Blackheads is not to be missed.

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  • House Of Blackheads Address: Ratslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia
  • House Of Blackheads Contact Number: +371-67181800
  • House Of Blackheads Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • House Of Blackheads Price: 2 EUR
  • Best time to visit House Of Blackheads(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit House Of Blackheads: 02:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_the_Blackheads
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  • 95% of people who visit Riga include House Of Blackheads in their plan

  • 58.33% of people start their House Of Blackheads visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see House Of Blackheads

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

63.36% of people prefer walking in order to reach House Of Blackheads

People normally club together Museum Of The Occupation Of Latvia and St. Peter's Church while planning their visit to House Of Blackheads.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Even if completely recostructed after the WW it remains one of the historic symbol of the city. The visit is really nice for everybody who want to learn something about Riga's life and people... Recommended!

  • Well worth a visit. You can happily spend a couple of hours looking around. Well laid out and everything written in English too.

  • Student ticket was 3 eur, which for quality was cheap price. Building itself is beautiful and explains the history. Employees are friendly, helpful and comunicate also in English. Place is not big, it will take around 1 h.

  • Very impressive and touching story about significant guild and iconic building in Riga. Everything is genuine - no plastic chains here.

  • Very nice historical building, you need an good hour tot see everything.

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