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Riga Town Hall Square, Riga

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At Riga Town Hall Square, you can see symbols of Latvia's independence, such as the town hall and the statue of Roland. The statue of a Charlemagne's nephew--who was a fair judge and the defender of accused--welcomes guests from the middle of the square. Most of the medieval architecture was destroyed during World War II. On the northern side of the square, notice how the reconstructed town hall is topped with a Baroque tower and a postmodern roof. Look for the memorial plank on the spot where the city Christmas tree was lit in medieval times. The square also features the Blackheads House, the Latvian Occupation Museum, and the Sun Museum. Put Riga Town Hall Square into our Riga trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A must see when in Riga, right in the centre of the Old town, lovely hanseatic architecture and a very delightful photo op. Visiting in the morning will give you lovely light and photos without masses...  more »
  • All of it is good, except in the form of novodela Museum of the occupation of (((He absolutely does not fit into the overall picture and simply cuts the eye! (((
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  • Was impressed by the architecure and the history of the merchants. Would have liked to go into the House of the Blackheads but it was closed for a cnvention but worth a visit anyway.  more »