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(リーガ市壁の塔)火薬塔 The Powder Tower

(リーガ市壁の塔)火薬塔 The  Powder Tower

The  Powder Tower is a tower in Riga, Latvia and is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Historic Centre of Riga.

The  Powder Tower

The Powder Tower was mentioned in records for the first time in 1334.The tower was originally one of medieval fortification wall towers of the town. The tower acquired its present appearance in 1650. The tower housed the War Museum in 1919 and was restructured from 1937 to 1939. The tower measures 25.6 metres in height and 14.3 metres in diameter.