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Reviewed 1 week ago

The clock is one of the symbols of Riga. It is said that some time ago it was a meeting point for dates. Now, it is still known as a meeting point - even if the clock is not so "visible" in the "shadow" of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The clock named after a confectionery company used to be a landmark meeting point for people in love (perhaps still is). It is close to the freedom monument. So if you are close by, you can have a quick look and take pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vasavapr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is near the Freedom Monument and between the parks where the canals run through. It is an interesting clock to see but nothing special to go out of your way for if you are short on time.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

It started life in 1904 and was originally called the Big Clock but adopted the Laima name after the Confection Company. During the Soviet era it was used as a political information stand and today , totally remodeled from the original in 2017 sits on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed March 12, 2019

This historic landmark built in 1924 has a central location next to the Old Town near the Freedom Monument. In 1999 the clock went through a total reconstruction, bringing back the looks it had in the 30s. Laima is a Latvian confectionery company.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Cool clock to see whilst walking round Riga. Worth a look if you're nearby. Quite tall and stands out near a junction.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fordy2014
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Get to this point in the hour. Then listen to the music box chimes that sing out. Then you can carry on, with maybe a more cheerful day!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

This clock which originates from 1924 is named after a chocolate factory which I am told made rather good chocolate. I wouldn't know about that personally but the clock is an interesting enough artefact, worth a photo and very close to the freedom monument,.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Renovated clock from the olden days. Well worth a look if in the main square and you will be so take a photo by it. Reminds me of mini Big Ben 😂

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ace28065
Reviewed July 27, 2018

If you are passing taking a photo of the clock but its not a site you would go out of your way to visit, It is a rather unassuming tower so take your photo and move on to the freedom monument. Its a 5 minute...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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