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A fun selfie opportunity

Don't miss this fun statue if you are in the Old Town. A good opportunity for an unusual selfie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Shiny shiny noses

First we saw the crowd then the statue. Had to wait a lot for the crowd to dissolve. took a couple... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gul C
Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this fun statue if you are in the Old Town. A good opportunity for an unusual selfie. Which animal are you?

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First we saw the crowd then the statue. Had to wait a lot for the crowd to dissolve. took a couple of pictures and rubbed all the noses for luck!

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was unexpected to meet this monument in Riga; but that was a good surprise! And traditionally, noses of animals are shining as they has been polished by millions of tourists!-)

Thank Le4ik
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I was surprised to see them here in the middle of Riga‘s old town. Why the Bremer Stadtmusikanten from the old fairy tail of the Grim brothers who scared away the robbers with their singing? Because Riga is the sister town of Bremen and got...More

Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Average. Don’t have high expectations. The area around the square is s bit of a tourist trap. Take a photo, make a wish and move on.

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Gift from sister town. Again, statue which nose is need to touch, higher you touch - more luck. Get your pic quick, before big groups come. Statue is based a Grimm story.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This monument is at the rear of St Peters church, its meant to depict a story from Grimm's fairy tales and good luck ensues all who rub the noses of the four animals, and good luck with the top one , its quite a jump....More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Good luck if you touch the faces of the animals - more if you can touch the highest. Take a quick photo and move on.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This well visited tourist attraction was right behind our hotel and always had people rubbing the noses of the 'musicians'. Just behind St Peters Church

Thank cactusangie
Reviewed 3 July 2018

From a tale by the Brothers Grimm, it shows the 'musicians' staring through the window at the robbers' feast at a table full of drinks and food. However some say that it depicts a political movement and they are actually staring through the Iron curtain...More

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