"POWDER TOWER" Powder Tower Tip by Sininen

Powder Tower, Riga: 28 reviews and 50 photos


At the end of the Torna Iela I came to the Powder Tower (Pulvertornis), which is one of the oldest buildings in Riga. Records of the tower can be tracked back to 1330. It is the only tower left of 18 towers which formed part of the city fortifications. At one stage the tower was used to store gunpowder and has got its name after that use.

Address: Smiluu iela

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 10, 2005
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