Corner of Bruninieku and Skolas streets. Riga 1st Hospital is the oldest civilian hospital in Latvian. It was founded 1803.y. as needy or poor hospital pharmacy in the garden of the former Crown site - then Gallows and bleaches the street corner.
Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.