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Bastion Hill (Bastejkalns)

Basteja bulvaris / park along city canal., Riga, Latvia
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Basteja bulvaris / park along city canal., Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice spot with a lovely view of the park but it does not look like a safe spot for after the dark. I have not been there after dark, so I may be wrong.

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really beautiful park that has a canal running through it. Boat tours are available at a moderate cost.

Thank Judgerld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bastion hill is located behind the Swedish barracks and in the park behind. It can be accessed from the paths in the park.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 31 May 2017

When we arrived to Bastion Hill we had not heard about the place before. We thought that what a nice place, what is this? We looked around but could not find any sign or information plate about the place and it's history. There should be...More

1  Thank Henna P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is part of an attractive park and from the (not very tall) hill you get a good view of the surrounding gardens and riverside walk.

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I'm not sure when this will re-open, but it is closed at the moment (12 April 2017). It is a steep hill, only suitable for those who are reasonably fit and it no doubt gives great views of Riga but you can get these elsewhere...More

Thank tweedledumdedum
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Bastion Hill is a small hill situated in Bastejkalns Park. Place have some nice remains of an old fort walls, sculptures and water. We visited this place in March, where the nature started awake from winter time. But I think in summer time this place...More

Thank GitasTrips
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Although it was only 1 degree the skies were blue and it was so lovely to walk around, admiring the cute love lock bridge and listening to some old fella playing an accordion.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This hill, which is located on the east part of old town Riga is a park which is located on the west bank of Pilsetas Canal. It offers a nice view of the canal, bridge and Monument other then other part of the city nearby....More

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

You had to be careful due to the ice, but s nice little walk up, the views weren't the best but had to have a look anyway.

Thank Mel J
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