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Temple of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevskiy

Brivibas iela 56, Riga 1011, Latvia
+371 67 283 201
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Very lovely

Popped into see...very lovely inside...bonus was a priest doing a reading and chanting..very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Turtle5954
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Orthodox beauty

It's hard to miss this bright yellow building in central Riga, and whilst it is not on the tourist... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Peter K
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Brivibas iela 56, Riga 1011, Latvia
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+371 67 283 201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into see...very lovely inside...bonus was a priest doing a reading and chanting..very mesmerising, I stayed a while just listening. Very nice

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

It's hard to miss this bright yellow building in central Riga, and whilst it is not on the tourist map, and photos are not permitted inside, for any church history buff this has to be on the must see list. The icons are beautiful and...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This temple mainly consists of a central circular nave surrounded by a gallery where icones and relics are displayed. The nave is topped by a beautiful dome with a splendid candelabre hanging from it. The decor is really impressive. Access from the street is very...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

When you see the shimmering gold topped dome of the temple head straight there. This orthodox church was an astral observatory under the Soviets. Now it's a gold topped dome with a lot of worship.

Thank Th05
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It somehow pops out from it's surroundings, very colorful. Yet, compared to any other church in the city, it is not that special to give it 4 or 5. Still worth to see it.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Like many other Russian Orthodox churches in the city, it is quite colourful. It is pretty both inside and outside, and worth a quick visit.

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a landmark in Riga that definitely stands out, mostly because of the color. The building is not that big, but very nice.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Looks beautiful when lit up at night and definately worth a look inside. It is small but wonderfully ornate.

Thank wishyouwereheretoo12
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We christened our baby there , it's very beautiful inside , well worth going there just to admire the art work

Thank Polina S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Not being orthodox nor christian at all myself I found this small chruch really exciting! At night is was truly beautifully lit outside compelling to see more. We visited the next day with our 8-9 y. old kids and boy it was pretty. Lots of...More

Thank Tuomas K
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