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View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower

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Address: Skarnu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: 67037861
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It's probably not for anyone with vertigo, but the views from the tower are amazing, especially if you go up when the sun is low in the sky and there are a lot of dramatic clouds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went at 10am and waited approx 45 minutes in the queue for the lift. Some people had to leave the queue because it was taking too long - I think they had to get back to their cruise ship. Approx 6 - 10 people fit in the lift. The viewing platform is small and was very overcrowded at the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's probably not for anyone with vertigo, but the views from the tower are amazing, especially if you go up when the sun is low in the sky and there are a lot of dramatic clouds around. You have to go in the lift which takes away a little of the fun maybe. It's not really accessible for the disabled... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The view intself is very good, although read a lot of reviews it is better from science museum terrace. There is not very much space when you get up in the tower. The church itself looks more interesting than the tower.

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Thank Antanas M
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My rating is lowered a notch because of the 9 euro cost, especially having visited church/bell towers in Vilnius for 3€. But I figured, what the hey, I’ll probably not be here again, so do it. Glad I did! The views are phenomenal, but mostly it gives a good orientation overview of the tangled rabbit-warren streets of Old Town. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do this! If not for the view, which is fantastic but it'll help you get your bearings on street level!

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Marsta, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must when you come to Riga. A stunning view over this beautiful city. Best to be visited when the weather is sunny and clear...also do walk around the church to watch the fine statues 😊

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Thank Etna74
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bite your teeth and get into the elevator. It looks a bit....tired.. But the girl riding it up and down all day long told us it was perfectly safe. If youre a bit scared of heights, tell her. She will either wait for you to get ready for going outside, or bring you back down again. She was very sweet!... More 

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1 Thank T B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

St. Peter's Church offers the best 360 degrees views of the Latvian Capital. Especially amazing during the sunny day, but still incredible in any weather (though might get a bit windy). We went on the sunny day and the visibility was perfect. You could see the town and nearby suburbs. This place is definitely worth the money.

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Thank Jetsetter201
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect spot to get a wonderful 360 view of Riga. I visited just before sunset and obviously stayed to watch sunset and try to captured some beautiful images. A great way to see across Riga very pretty.

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Pinner, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 9 Euros to get to the top. Had to walk a few flight of steps but thankfully a lift took you up all the way. The views were excellent. There weren't too many people there when we arrived but it got very busy as we left particularly as one section is narrower and if there was someone stood there... More 

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