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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 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited this Cathedral while in Old Town Riga. A beautiful structure with lots of history. The red brick Cathedral’s organ boasts a 6,789 pipes. Well worth a visit when in Old Town Riga!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting this cathedral, be sure to check out the opening hours before you turn up!! Queues weren’t too long, and entrance fee was €3. The cathedral is lovely with a very pretty organ, and the cloisters housing artefacts from the archeological dig is interesting,...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Central to a visit to Riga is this church. Originally a Catholic cathedral but now a Lutheran one. Amazing organ

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The main cathedral in Riga. There is a fee to visit the insides but we didn't do it so I only saw the ouside of the curch. I liked it.

Thank Aljoša O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some very good stained glass and a very nice small rose window. The cloister area is a bit of a mess and there is a small admission charge. Not very welcoming.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not an imposing cathedral or a very fine building but it is an interesting church. It is the Lutheran cathedral and the seat of the archbishop of Riga (there is another catedral, orthodox). Its weathercock is quite visible from other parts of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see all without pay Boring place So bad not redaction or free for disabled people More interesting other museum

Thank paolosbg
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The cathedral has an old pedigree. It is enormous. Once catholic but now Evangelical Lutheran. The church is rather simple (as a result). The cloister is particularly lovely with some interesting artifacts

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel right on the back of the Cathedral. So we got to walk by many times and couldn’t have seen it too many times. A beautiful site in a beautiful town

Thank karla014
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We visited the interior of this cathedral an£ it was very nice but didn’t have the wow factor that man6 cathedrals have.

Thank Ross B
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