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Review of House of Blackheads - CLOSED

House of Blackheads
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Owner description: One of the most magnificent buildings in Town Hall Square is the House of Blackheads (circa 1334 and rebuilt in 1995-99), which once hosted a brotherhood of foreign merchants and now serves as both a museum and concert hall.
Brighton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Walking Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2012

We love architecture, and the medieval buildings in Riga are superb

Visited November 2011
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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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120 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice building in Ratplace”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

Nice rebuilted Blackheads' house. I am proud that both my sons put the bricks in this house when it was rebuilted.

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Cascade, Wisconsin
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261 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Beautiful building both day and night.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

We did not go inside but from the square you see a truly beautiful renovated building!!

Visited March 2012
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London
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing piece of Architechture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

A really unusual and stunning building with lots of ornate and interesting detail

Visited February 2012
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Thank Esty1
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Just looked at the outside and the building is simply stunning. Needed more time to appreciate it to the full.

Visited February 2012
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