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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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Impressive decor inside an unsual building

This temple mainly consists of a central circular nave surrounded by a gallery where icones and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Neauphle-le-Chateau, France
Gold top

When you see the shimmering gold topped dome of the temple head straight there. This orthodox... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“iconic” (7 reviews)
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Brivibas iela 56, Riga 1011, Latvia
+371 67 283 201
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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

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.

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
Reviewed 15 June 2016

visited the temple very small but lovely in side Latvia has got so many churches and places of interest, worth a visit

Thank marion1962
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped by and entered this church on my way back from another attraction. Before I was stopped by an animated man serving inside, I managed to snap a couple of pics of the interior. It is indeed beautifully decorated with icons and painted in very...More

Thank Dan S
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