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House of the Blackheads

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House of the Blackheads

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PBTravelstheWorld wrote a review Aug 2020
Woodinville, Washington396 contributions130 helpful votes
Another architectural gem that you need to stop outside and really study the front. There is a short write up about the building that is posted outside the door that gives all the history and a bit about the Brotherhood.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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axola2009 wrote a review Aug 2019
Bilbao, Spain132 contributions67 helpful votes
One of the most icónics buildings in Riga, it’s worth a visit. Although it is usually crowded, it’s worth a visit.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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wendyanddavid536 wrote a review Jul 2019
Solihull, United Kingdom1,893 contributions1,427 helpful votes
A lovely building in the centre of the Old Town, the House of the Blackheads was closed when we were there, but there is a board outside explaing its history and that of the Tallinn Brotherhood of Blackheads, established in 1399. Fabulous red, green and gold door.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Dan2014 wrote a review Jul 2019
Cardiff, United Kingdom131 contributions94 helpful votes
Great to see from the outside but I don’t think it’s worth the money it cost to go inside. Does provide you with background to the use of the building and the Blackheads and you get too see the main hall.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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June A wrote a review Oct 2018
Surrey, United Kingdom2,120 contributions601 helpful votes
This is somewhat smaller and less ornate to its better known Riga counterpart, but the building served the same function nevertheless as headquarters for the organisation which bears its name. Although it is not open to the public, it is worth a stop no doubt to take a picture.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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