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It's an average place with quite a few things to see but gets boring as well.
If you have nothing to do then it's fine to visit and you can have a nice cup of coffee or beer right at the entry where there's a...More
The Powder Tower which dates back to the 14th Century is the last survivor of what were once 18 of these structures punctuating the city walls. I am told that no less than 9 Russian cannonballs from the 17th and 18th Centuries are embedded within...More
The powder tower is a famous Riga site and can be seen from a long way away, its a great photo opportunity and together with the adjoining building houses the Latvian war museum. I got excited when I saw it was free entry , but...More
Not the most impressive tower but has a history behind it. If you take a tour in riga it's most likely that the guide will take you through these sites and explain you the history. If you are doing the city exploring by yourself I...More