First mentioned in 1330, used to be called the Sand tower because it defended the city from the side of the Big Sand Road. The tower received its present name in the 17th century when it was used to store gunpowder and cannonballs. The latter are still stored in the outside walls of the tower!
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Great Guild Hall
The Great Guild Hall, one of the oldest and buildings in Riga, is located in the Old Town, between ...
St. Saviour Anglican Church
The congregation’s involvement in community outreach programs is a direct result of its history. In ...