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Riga Cathedral

Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 227 573
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First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts 6,768 pipes, making it one of the biggest in the world.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 227 573
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This church it is located in the in the old town. You can't miss it . The organ inisde is one of the biggest in the world.

Thank philba890
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Winter has a particular appeal, snowwflakes are not annoying, and even the paved roads - so difficult to walk- are nice. The Cathedral is worth a visit!!

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful looking building in a large open square, we planned having a good look around but on the day of our visit the temperature was -11 so it was freezing inside so we decided to retreat to a local bar for something...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We visited the evening organ concert with different organists (most of them feminine) played pieces of different styles, permitting to explore wonderful possibilities of this organ, also very beautiful. The dome itself is very impressive from outside, but minimalistic inside.

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you go to Riga, you will probably walk right by this beautiful cathedral. It dominates Dom Square which during the Holidays was home to a very nice Christmas market. We opted to pay the 3 € charge for entry. If you are there at...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 1 January 2018

a masterpiece, a beautiful example of exential and elegant religious architecture, beautiful at night from outside and beautiful from inside as well.

Thank KirKBul77
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We visited this and the cost of 3 euros each is good value. It is a must see in the city as the cathedral not only stands out externally but it is superb inside, The organ is itself worth seeing but the church is also...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I paid €10 to visit for the mid day organ concert. I arrived about 15 minutes early and there was no issue buying tickets. The cathedral is beautiful inside and the organ was definitely impressive both to look at and to hear. The courtyard is...More

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The church is nice and they had a array of old relics from the church's history. It was around 3 Euros for entry and it was worth visiting.

Thank James M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We have never been anywhere with Christmas markets before so had no idea what to expect, but this square housed the biggest in Riga, and it was tiny (according to our friends who have visited many cities with Christmas markets). Not being a massive Christmas...More

Thank xanadu68
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't understand your question.
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Response from dragongeorge | Reviewed this property |
No. They just appreciate your attendance. Obviously short shorts would be seen as inappropriate but other than that, no dress code