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View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower

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Address: Skarnu 19, Riga, Latvia
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Pricey but amazing!

9 euros to ride up the elevator to the viewing deck is probably among the most expensive entry prices to attractions in Riga but it's something I can highly recommend to do at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

9 euros to ride up the elevator to the viewing deck is probably among the most expensive entry prices to attractions in Riga but it's something I can highly recommend to do at least once, especially on a sunny day. We went up on a sunny but windy day. Didn't stay too long (thanks to the wind) but got some... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riga is a great city, small and cosy, charming and bright. I advise to visit it in the winter, it is all white, and then during the summer, it is warm and shiny !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Only 9€ for 360^ view. Elevator was slow, so enough time to think about everything u did before u decided to come here 😆 Nice view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

€9 to go up in the lift but once you get to the top the view over the city is breathtaking. We were lucky it was a sunny day so we were able to see the city stretching out below us - would have been a waste of money if it had been misty like the next two days!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here early on the first day. No queue good price. Definitely recommended. Much better than expected.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The small entrance fee is well worth it for the view that you get of the city. No high-rise buildings mean you get a good 360 degree view. Accessed by steps & lift. Wrap up if its cold & windy at street level - it'll be mighty cold at the top of the tower!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As other reviewers have stated price is a bit expensive to just ride up an elevator to see the view but hey many places just like this around the world are expensive. You do get great views.

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Thank MareeandPeter
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The renovated metal tower is 123 meters high, and visitors can take an elevator to the second gallery at the height of 72 meters for €7. .From there you get tremendous views over the old town, the modern buildings and the river and bay area. It is quite cramped on the viewing platform so best to go up either during... More 

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Thank peter h
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tower gives you an amazing view over Riga. We were really fascinated by how vast and flat the land was. However, at 9 euros this is expensive for a short visit up this tower, and cold up there!!!

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place on a clear day to see the city in full 360 degrees . You can see for miles in all directions. What spoils this firstly is the price at 9 euros is ridiculous but even worse is the miserable rude and obnoxious lady just inside the doors to guide you to the elevator . It's a hassle... More 

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