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Corner of Skunu and Kalku Street
Riga
Skunu Street appeared in the 13th century. It was the main street of the German settlement and it led from the market near present Skarnu Street to the so called Big Gates, located within the fortified settlements at the corner of present Zirgu Street and Skunu Street.
Copyright: Vil Muhametshin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 09/01/2008
Uploaded: 16/09/2008
Updated: 28/02/2015
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