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Temple of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevskiy

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Nice temple

For me, not a must to see. I just walked past it, and It’s a very nice temple. I don’t know... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
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Bright colourful church

Bright structure located just north of the freedom monument makes a nice photo however no photos... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Brivibas iela 56, Riga 1011, Latvia
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Intimate atmosphere in this small Orthodox church. Well worth a look inside. Fine icons and mural decorations.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Cool little church. Lovely gold inside and whilst compact it’s well worth a 10 minutes look around. Slightly outside the old town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

For me, not a must to see. I just walked past it, and It’s a very nice temple. I don’t know anything about it tho.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Bright structure located just north of the freedom monument makes a nice photo however no photos allowed inside. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a look at this Orthodox Church, near the freedom monument. It’s not on most maps, but you can’t miss it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank eagertraveller123
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Its hard to miss this brightly painted building. Worth wandering past and having a look inside while you are passing. Photos not allowed.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Regis_in_Paris
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Th05
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