House Of Blackheads, Riga

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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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About House Of Blackheads, Riga

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

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House Of Blackheads, Riga Reviews

  • So sad this place was destroyed during war. But they have rebuilt it for the 800th birthday of Riga as a gift to the people. Worth a visit. Only 3€ if you are a student

  • Truly magnificent. Considering it was raised to the ground true nazi vandalism in wwII. All credit to Latvia and The people of Riga for restoring this lovely building so lovingly. It is a statement of national identity. To miss it on a visit to Riga is to miss a part of Riga. A must see

  • Pretty cool exhibition in relation to the Brotherhood of Blackheads and the House of them. The restoration is fantastic given it was rebuilt in the 90's. Worth the trip!

  • Beautiful building. But the outside is better than the inside. Lack of information about what actually happens inside.

  • My 9 year old daughter's favorite part of our trip to Riga. Gorgeous exhibits, interesting facts, and a good ticket price for the family.

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