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Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns), Riga
(4.3/5 based on 100+ 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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  • Small hill in middle of the park besides the canal. good opportunity to get some great photo's. worth a visit. 
  • From the bastion Hill you have a beautiful view on the Casemates and the powder tower. (there is the army-museum which is accessible for free); The park follows the former Bailey where now a channel that is dug around the old city.
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  • Beautiful landscaping, crowded on Sundays, Hill visited the newlyweds couple, upstairs a small observation deck.
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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.