"Blackhead's House" House of Blackheads Tip by Ken-out-of-Bath

House of Blackheads, Riga: 43 reviews and 100 photos

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Blackhead's House was originally built in the 1300s as a guild for unmarried merchants! It was damaged during the Second World War and then completely destroyed by the Soviets.

The people of Latvia rebuilt it in 2000 which must make it one of the newest historical buildings!

Address: Ratslaukums
Directions: Close to the Occupation Museum
Phone: 371 7044300
Website: http://www.melngalvjunams.lv

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 5, 2006
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