Riga: Hansa city at the Baltic crossroads
Neil Taylor discusses how political change has left its mark on the Latvian capital’s Town Hall Square.
Some cities have an obvious historical centre where architecture and politics have combined to give it this role. Berlin’s Schlossplatz and Peking’s Tiananmen Square are such places. Events that took place there affected for ever their country’s history.
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