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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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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago

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
Thank FrequentFlier768175
Reviewed 4 days ago

Riga Cathedral is fairly simply decorated but a beautiful church. Alongside is also a monasthery which you can access partly. The organs of the church are exceptionally beautifull in looks as well as their sound. We attended also a short organ concert during daytime to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kimmo54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just amazing, the history and stories of thesr buildings is amazing. So hard to get your head around the age of them, and the artistry that went into them.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NicholeB720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As all churches, it's worth comming here to get an impression. But don't expect to much. It's not spectecluar.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank INKA97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The largest cathedral in Latvia and Baltics is a Evangelical Lutheran cathedral and is the seat of Archbishop of Riga and opened its doors in 1211. It is very impressive and we were fortunate to attend a concert. A home of the biggest organs in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aeskulap1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been in Riga cathedral many times, for music events or just visiting. it is an impressive Lovely cathedral which is a must see. I also like the exterior brick coating, amazing

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a beautiful building with an interesting architecture inside and outside! It is a must see if you are in Riga.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GayaKSD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an experience to attend a concert with organ music or other musical instruments in the church. Some of them are free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maria B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A large cathedral in the old town. 5 euros to visit, and imho worthwhile. We visited at Christmas and they had a choral service (extra charge), but we didn't see it. The church itself has some lovely features, and interesting artefacts outside in the courtyard....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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