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!
More Tourism info > Old Riga
House of Blackheads
First mentioned in 1334, the building was owned by the Great Guild. In the 15th century the house was...
The largest cathedral in the Baltics was founded by Latvia`s Teutonic conquerors in the beginning of ...