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Vērmanes dārzs

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The oldest public garden in the city of Riga

Wöhrmann Park was inaugurated with festivities on 8 June 1817 as a fenced 0.8 hectares (2.0 acres) park with exotic trees, a rose garden and restaurant. A granite obelisk was erected 1829 in the park as a posthumous memorial to Anna Wöhrmann. The memorial was dismantled prior to World War II and recreated 2000.

1836 the Riga Chemist and Pharmacist Society initiated a mineral water shop in the park restaurant. When the premises became too narrow, reconstructions were conducted according to a project by architect Heinrich Scheel in the years from 1863 to 1864 and 1870 to 1871. 1869 the park had a sundial and fountain install

Every Day :

24 Hours

Park Area: 50000.00 SQM

Foundation Date: 1/1/1814

Intertainment Elements

Sports

Sitting places

Entertainment

Restaurants

Trips

Festivals

Cafes

This informations from published sources and pending the approval of the official authorities

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