Riga Town Hall Square, Riga

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
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. To visit Riga Town Hall Square and other attractions in Riga, use our Riga online day trip planner.
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  • Riga Town Hall Square is in the Old town of Riga, with its narrow cobblestone streets featuring Medieval era buildings. It is a cultural landmark and in 1997 was included in UNESCO’s World Heritage...  more »
  • Beautiful architecture and lovely atmosphere, especially during the Christmas festive season. The market is a must, especially for presents. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes :)  more »
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  • Lively, fresh and great place spend leisurely evening. Lots of cafes, eateries, pubs and shops to cater everyone's needs.
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