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The Brotherhood of the Blackheads dates from 1399. Back in those days the Blackheads were unmarried merchants who took thier name not from poor hygiene, but from their patron saint, Mauritius. Mauritius is a legendary African warrior whose likeness is found between two lions on the building facade (dating from 1597).

Today concerts are held here most nights during the summer en less frequently the rest of the year.

Address: Pikk 26
Directions: The Old Town. Have a piece of cake at famous Maiasmokk, and then walk a little further north along Pikk - you'll soon see the colourful door to your right.

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  • Written Oct 18, 2009
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