House Of BlackheadsCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Ratslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia
- 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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95% of people who visit Riga include House Of Blackheads in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
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
63.36% of people prefer walking in order to reach House Of Blackheads
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.