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Riga Town Hall Square

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Address: Kalku iela, Riga, Latvia
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Central square of medieval time Riga.

In my opinion this is a must see place if you visit Riga. The Town Hall, the Symbol of Riga (hidden in the Town Hall), House of the Blackheads, Riga Technical University, Museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 12, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion this is a must see place if you visit Riga. The Town Hall, the Symbol of Riga (hidden in the Town Hall), House of the Blackheads, Riga Technical University, Museum of Occupation, Statue of Roland, Plaque for the 1st decorated Christmas tree in the whole world - there's a lot to see, you know!!! And when you... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We were lucky that there was a music event in the square otherwise it takes just 10 minutes to visit this attraction :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This town square also shows off great historical architecture and is also part of the old town area. Various shopping and restaurant activities surround this square.

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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Spectacular restoration of 13th Century headquarters, and other historic buildings. Think Monterey's Custom House Plaza on steroids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Be sure to walk up to the covered area of the city hall (Not as attractive building opposite house of the Blackheads). There is a nice "key to the city" there made up of hundreds of keys donated by citizens of Riga.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

The square is just across the bridge from the Radisson hotel and a good spot to start a tour from as the city's main landmark - St Peter's Church - is just behind the square. The House of the Blackheads is a reconstruction but is very well done and the square is pretty and well frequented by tourists and musicians.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Great place to sit and have a drink and watch the people go by. Great architecture and historic clock. Several bars and restaurants to choose from right there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This is an iconic spot in Riga, Latvia. The facade of the Blackheads buildings are beautiful and ornate, and though they are reproductions, you can see the care that was taken to make them as they were in 1334.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Very classy and clean square. Lots of people in high season but very interesting. You'll see it as everybody does

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

The square itself is small, but there's an information office, so it is easy to begin your Riga trip from here. Also, many tour groups get together here in this square.

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