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View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower

Skarnu 19, Riga, Latvia
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Ranked #4 of 83 attractions in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

since it is record heat temperatures we decided first to go to Radisson SAS for drinks and view . it was nice, but this morning we did ST Peter tower, in spite of the ridiculous 7 euros ticket. the view was much more interesting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

There is an elevator to the top. On clear days, there is a nice view in all directions. The elevator goes often and is not expensive.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Take the lift to the top of the church. Its one of the best viewes in town! its absolutly worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Perfect view with a lift (from the 2nd floor), costs 7 euro (2014). I really enjoyed the view to the city beeing able to see the main ladmarks of it - zeppelin market hall, new library, beautiful orthodox church in the park, and many others. It was also interesting to see a young boy beeing a lift man, spending his... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A bit pricey at 7 euros, but good city and river views, particularly of the Old Town and church spires. Visit late afternoon to avoid a crowd at the top.

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Rochester, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Riga is beautiful & the views from this tower are spectacular. As others have said, the elevator runs every ten minutes, so a fairly quick visit is possible if you are pressed for time. Yes, it is windy & crowded, but well worth it.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was told to do both and was pretty disappointed to see that the view was pretty much the same considering that the price at the Church is 7€ per person, this is too expensive. So if you plan to have a cocktail and enjoy the view from The Radisson Bar (which I recommend), don't do both, it's not worth... More

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It is a fine cathedral. First you walk some stairs. Then a lift with doorman takes you to the top. This is the best view of riga.

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Larisa, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

You may see whole Riga from that church. Up to the top there is not much space. Very nice view! Ticket costs 7euro..

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great place to view the city and take pictures. One can get a great overview of the old town center. No excessive waiting in line during our visit

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