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Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns), Riga

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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 findĀ sculptures and memorial monuments dedicated to fallen fighters in 1991. The bridges at thisĀ 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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TripAdvisor
  • When we arrived to Bastion Hill we had not heard about the place before. We thought that what a nice place, what is this? We looked around but could not find any sign or information plate about the pl...  more »
  • This is part of an attractive park and from the (not very tall) hill you get a good view of the surrounding gardens and riverside walk.  more »
  • I'm not sure when this will re-open, but it is closed at the moment (12 April 2017). It is a steep hill, only suitable for those who are reasonably fit and it no doubt gives great views of Riga but yo...  more »
Google
  • 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.