The Trip of the Blackamoor
“The Trip of the Blackamoor” is an adventurous excursion based on the story about the sign of recognition of the Brotherhood of Blackheads of Riga, the head of a blackamoor in the building façade elements, interior, and coat of arms. Along with the image of a blackamoor, the history revives in the House of the Blackheads, telling the legendary story about the Brotherhood of Blackheads.
“The Trip of the Blackamoor” in the House of the Blackheads starts in the 14th century cellars where the Blackheads used to celebrate life, each other and their saint guardians. Honouring the traditions of the Blackheads the guests of the House of the Blackheads will be treated with a glass of sparkling drink or black currant balsam, as well as specially selected truffle.
During the trip you will also see Medieval rooms and the blackamoors living there and guarding the shiny collection of silver items.
In the end of the trip, we will visit the most luxurious part of the House of the Blackheads – the splendid hall of celebrations. Guests will be taken in a magic atmosphere and brilliant chandeliers, supplemented by the gallery of royal paintings.
- Visit of the House of the Blackheads and its exhibition in a group
- Guide in a historical gown
- Minting coins
- Weighing on Medieval scale
- Team-building activities
- A glass of sparkling drink or black currant balsam with a specially selected truffle
15 EUR per person*
*If less than 10 people have registered for the excursion, the price of excursion regardless of the number of visitors is 150 EUR.
Please book your excursion via phone: +371 67043678 or e-mail: mgnekskursijas[at]riga.lv!
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