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The most important Catholic church (basilica) in Latvia, founded 1700

We’ve heard of this place as a hot spot for thousands pilgrims on the day of the Assumption of Mary... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
emelie_eu
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Latvia
Worth a visit for everyone

I may not be the most religios person but in this case it does not really matter. You can also... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
992m_rab
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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

In the inner confines of Latgale, a short drive from Daugavpils lies the mysterical site of Aglona, to which thousands of followers or believers of Christ come to worship, to experience its special touch you feel as you walk around the lake adjacent. Papal visits...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We’ve heard of this place as a hot spot for thousands pilgrims on the day of the Assumption of Mary (15 August), when they take a walking trip from many countries to Aglona to celebrate. We were not on a religious visit and it was...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

I may not be the most religios person but in this case it does not really matter. You can also visit it just to appreciate the bauty of this Basilica form the outside and the inside as well.

Thank 992m_rab
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

You will have to walk a bit to go inside basilica. The parking is outside of gates and for free. Very magnificent interior for Latvians. And when I was there was no entrance fee. I think it’s like that all the time but can’t guarantee...More

Thank Vincitis
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Everyone who belives in God or like churches, should went also to Latvia and went into Aglona. As i was here, there was beautifull wedding.

Thank janismacs
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Even more unique and interesting in case you happen to visit or drive by Aglona at 15th of August. We saw all the pilgrims from different countries gather and there were huge amount of people celebrating some religious event.

Thank CyberSurrealist
Reviewed July 20, 2017

So impressive, mighty and big, definitely worth a getaway, if you are passing or through the Aglona!

Thank Mārtiņš D
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This basilica seems more business orientated place than sanctuary. It is difficult to explain, but such feeling prevaded :(

Thank Martins V
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place must see everybody. White church looks impressive not just visually, but also energetic wise. Each year 15.08 little Aglona city getting simply overloaded with people of different ages, nationalities etc. Mass walk with candles during the night it's worth to see and to...More

Thank TrailBlazer664157
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Very ornate church and in this place live in the power of God , you can feel it walking around the area s Basilica

Thank Maris K
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