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Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns), Riga

(4.3/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Located in the center of the bustling city, Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns) offers greenery as far as the eye can see, set apart by a river with tiny waterfalls and bridges. Take a walk along its flower-lined pathways, rest on one of the benches, or observe swans and ducks in their rituals of courtship and preening. You'll find sculptures and memorial monuments dedicated to fallen fighters in 1991. The bridges at this 150-year-old city garden are filled with padlocks placed there in the name of love--feel free to add your own. Arrange your visit to Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Riga using our Riga travel itinerary planner.
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  • Bastion Hill is a small hill situated in Bastejkalns Park. Place have some nice remains of an old fort walls, sculptures and water. We visited this place in March, where the nature started awake from ...  more »
  • Although it was only 1 degree the skies were blue and it was so lovely to walk around, admiring the cute love lock bridge and listening to some old fella playing an accordion.  more »
  • ... a point of interest. as a separate object rather an integral part of the Park. can as a point of interest-hardly!
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  • Good place to chill out at all times of the year. To Pokemon GO players: lots of pokestops, currently a geodude nest
  • It's a small but lovely park, especially in summers. Plenty of benches and places to sit and relax on.
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  • Great place to take in the views of Riga and the surrounding park.
  • Nice and relaxing walk up and down the hill.