Swedish Gate, Riga

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View of the Swedish Gate

The Swedish Gate (Latvian: Zviedru vārti) is situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected 1698 as a part of the Riga Wall to provide access to barracks outside the city wall.[1][2]

Kurt Wallander visits the site in the novel Dogs of Riga.


  1. ^ "The Swedish gate" (in Latvian). citariga.lv. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  2. ^ "Swedish Gate Шведские Ворота". Riga Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-26.

Coordinates: 56°57′05″N 24°06′23″E / 56.9514401°N 24.106375°E / 56.9514401; 24.106375