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  Swedish Gate
by LanaFromRiga

The Swedesh gate was added to the Riga's old fortification wall in 1698 to celebrate the Scandinavian occupation of Riga. At the time the city's executioner resided in the apartment above the gate.

Address: Tornu str. 11
Directions: Near the walls of the Powder tower. The Old Riga (Vecriga)

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  • Written Dec 11, 2003
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