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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed January 13, 2019

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 January 11, 2019 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 January 1, 2019

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 January 1, 2019 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
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

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
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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
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