House of Blackheads – The Melngalvju in riga March 2008

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Svein-Magne Tunli on March 29, 2008

House of Blackheads – The Melngalvju. Originally built in 1344, this resurrected ghost is another reminder of Riga's still-healing historical scars. Ironically located in the Town Hall Square by the Museum of Occupations, the original House of Blackheads was destroyed during the war in 1941 and buried by the Soviets in 1948. It was rebuilt in 2001 with careful attention to its original structure and exterior ornamentation to commemorate the city's 800th anniversary. Originally owned by a merchant guild, in its current reincarnation the House of Blackheads serves as a museum and sometimes concert hall.

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Michael D on March 13, 2009

lovely Riga,nice shot

Svein-Magne Tunli on March 13, 2009

Thanks a lot Michael D (Mickado)!

Greetings from Norway

Svein-Magne Tunli

Сама ДОброта on May 1, 2010

Pticki netu !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ТАМирЛАН on August 29, 2011

Сама ДОброта - сказал что птички нету ! На Башне должна быть птичка !!!

csorszfoto on November 29, 2011

Dear S.M Tunli! Riga is a beautiful space. Excellent photo. Regards

Svein-Magne Tunli on November 29, 2011

Thanks al lot csorszfoto!

Greetings from Norway


Méry 3°人~°。 on September 9, 2012


  Superbe photo: bravo !

Salutations de Cannes (France).    

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Svein-Magne Tunli on September 9, 2012

Thanks a lot Méry52 🅿🔳🔴,!

Cheers from Norway!

Svein-Magne Tunli from Bergen - Norway

Ricardito SVK on May 24, 2013

Wonderful shot and place! like+fav Best wishes, Richard

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Photo taken in Vecrīga, Central District, Riga, Latvia

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  • Uploaded on March 29, 2008
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    by Svein-Magne Tunli
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    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
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