Reitern House

Architectural monument of national significance.   Dates from 1685.
2/4 Marstalu Street

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Item of national significance.
Decoration of fasade.  Dates from 1685.
2/4 Marstalu Street

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The architect of Reitern House is Riga City artist Ruperts Bindensu. The building in Northen Baroque style was built in 1684-88 for the merchant and Town Councillor Johan Reitern. Under ledge fries is very nice, it is decorated with different pictures of animals, in the middle there is a Swedish lion that beat the Russian bear. The pictures of the house owner and his wife are shown in the capital of portal columns. Symmetric facade is made in Dutch Classicism and Baroque style with large Ionic pilasters.

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Cultural Heritage of Riga