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Housed the guild of the tradesmen, who would join after being a member of the Blackheads (see House of Blackheads).
Housed the guild of the tradesmen, who would join after being a member of the Blackheads (see House of Blackheads). Home to the Latvian Philharmonic, but you can't just walk inside. It's the exterior that's worth seeing though.
6 Amatu iela
Another pretty building just behind the Big Guild, this one housed the craftsmen's guild
This building (also housing a pub of no particular note) is most famous for the two statues of black cats on the roofs
Wagner once lived in Riga, on the street now named after him
Former residence of a wealthy merchant built in 1720, now a museum dedicated to life in Riga in the 17th & 18th centuries
Covers the dramatic events that occurred in the tumultuous final year of the USSR, when Soviet authorities sent troops into Riga to overthrow the elected Latvian government
Pretty to look at, but not open for visitors
The House of Blackheads is where the merchants-to-be had their guild
The last remaining gate from the old city walls
Covers the history of porcelain in Riga through the 19th and 20th centuries