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First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts 6,768 pipes, making it one of the biggest in the world.
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Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
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All reviews organ concert magnificent organ the stained glass windows worth a visit nice church at noon old town christmas market impressive building entrance fee cloisters interior cannon pulpit acoustics bishop dom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely Cathedral with a beautiful organ. If you have some time in the evening go along to one of the concerts put on here. Ticket cost between €10 and €20 euro’s. The concert we attended was Bach, it lasted 70 minutes and it was amazing....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ojl123
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited Riga for the weekend and have decided to visit Riga Cathedral. Inside a lot of sections were really untidy. The parts of the artifacts were simply lying around and simply stored. It would be nice if there would have been more explanations...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlexanderG878
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church was built in the 14th-15th centuries, the tower raising to 140 meters. The building is a combination of Romanesque, Early Gothic, Baroque and Art Nouveau styles. Riga Cathedral has one of the biggest organs in Europe with its 6,718 pipes. It is worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hire tour guide to explain about old town and especially about riga carhedral. Beautiful and mezmerizing . Visiting riga is not complete without taking photo in front of this building .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 933ayuj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see the organ which is well worth it. But the highlight for me was the cloisters which I expected to just see the building but they have in it things found in the city. Cannons dating back from the 16th century, old...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anne f
Reviewed February 6, 2019

The cathedral is well worth visiting. Situated in the old town - it is full of character. An amazing building - only 5 euros to enter.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob M
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

This was a peaceful place. Evrything was quiet. There was a Chile getting bapthised when we visited. Tgat was Nice to take part in. There was a lit of beautiful glas pictures ++ worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank monicabjorkhaug
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Very old protestant church with famous organ. It is better to visit it during the concert. The church is a symbol of rich history of this Baltic state.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rimantas_V
Reviewed January 16, 2019

The cathedral is beautiful in its setting and surroundings. Nothing Spectacular though. If you are in Riga, you will most likely pass by anyways, so take a few photos!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davetrip007
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Riga is the capital of Lativia. It has in the center of the city the remarkable freedom monument. Walk few yards you will get to the main cathedral of Riga, a very splendid place to visit in Riga

Date of experience: January 2019
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No. They just appreciate your attendance. Obviously short shorts would be seen as inappropriate but other than that, no dress code