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Address: Skarnu 19, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7229426
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Beautiful church

Beautiful church which is an excellent focal point in the City for navigation. You can see the steeple from most places around the City so you will never get lost. You have to pay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Beautiful church which is an excellent focal point in the City for navigation. You can see the steeple from most places around the City so you will never get lost. You have to pay to enter and the entrance fee is quite pricey considering other churches ask for donations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Saint Peter's Church is a beautiful church (if you're into old churches) and it's in a great part of the city. There are lots of cool shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. You can also take a lift (for a fee) up into the steeple and see (or photograph) a great panorama of Riga.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This one of the many different churches in Riga.Quite pretty church.If you have time go up the tower similar view like other high rise view points.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The inside is not as interesting as some of the other churches in Riga. It is rather plain inside and relies on its exhibitions for interest. Yet another place to go up he tower for views of Riga

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Whenever I travel to Riga, I make sure to go up St. Peter's Churches' tower. The views from the top are amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Fabulous Lutheran church, plain brickwork, varied glazing and ornate vaulting. Descriptive, illustrated panels describing history of the church. Steps to the elevator [ 9 visitors ] to the viewing platform. Breathtaking views. Not to be missed!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It is nice from the outside. However, the inside was just another church. No statues or windows. They have an painting exhibition going and that's it. They charge 9 euro for the elevator trip to the observation deck, which is too much. I thought the deck will be big, sadly it is very small. Walk 15 paces and you would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a beautiful old church and surprise surprise, it's not Catholic although it does appear to be so from both the inside and outside. It's Lutheran. But then it was built in a similar time to a lot of the European Catholic churches so the design is similar. This church is in the middle of the old town and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I've paid 4 euro to go up the Latvian Academy of Sciences for a great view of the city of Riga, not paying another 9 euro to do something similar!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Well, yes, it is nice from the outside. Inside it is just another church. No nice windows or statues. It has only been rebuilt in the 1990s. They now charge 9 € for the tower. Far too much. For 9 € you can easily get lunch for 2! I recommend to skip this and go to the radisson skyline bar... More 

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