House Of Blackheads, Riga

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House Of Blackheads, Riga - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Ratslaukums 7, Riga, Latvia

Phone: +371-67181800

Ticket Price: 2 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

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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.

How To reach House Of Blackheads by Public Transport

  •  Ratslaukums (trolleybus station)

Restaurants Near House Of Blackheads

  • Piejura
  • Queens Pub
  • PROVINCE

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  • Beautiful place. Here was installed the first Christmas/New Year's tree :) It is currently under reconstruction (oct. 2017) so you cannot really see the buildings. However, it is still a nice square.

  • I was so disappointed that this gorgeous building was under reconstruction in the middle of August when I visited. I know it has to be done at some point but it's always a shame when you travel to a city and one of the greatest landmarks basically isn't there.

  • Amazing building. Looks very beautiful amongst the surroundings. Stumbled on it by mistake. Was going to the Museum of Occupations which is right next to it

  • Cool looking building with lots of history. Lots of cobblestone around here

  • The exterior is unforgettable! The surrounding square was interesting as well. Wear sturdy footwear as the streets are cobblestone.

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