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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 via mobile

Unfortunately, we didn’t hear the organ play, but it is said that a visit is definitely worth the trip if it is being played. The cathedral is in Dome Square, the largest square. It goes back to 1211, when it was built as Bishop Alberts...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big church in the center of the city. The most impressive item inside is the organ, once the biggest in the world and beautifully restored. We attended a midday organ concert (approx 30 minutes) and enjoyed the range of sounds it can produce.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I tried to get in here I was told that I had to also buy a ticket for the organ recital that was about to start - it was not possible to just see the cathedral. Organ is not my thing, and...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Riga in August 2018. We took tickets to a concert instead. The cathedral is impressive. It is worthwhile to combine a visit with a concert of classical music, a lover of course

Thank Alexraz62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit des appointed as was under work and also a concert and can not go in plus that for visit you pay ..

Thank infofer04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see. Impressive structure and history. The cannon section is vast and a testimony to technological development over the centuries.

Thank gionita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hoped to catch the daily organ recital but it is not offered on Sundays except to people who have signed up for a private tour (such as a cruise ship shore excursion) which includes a pre-arranged short concert. If we'd known, we'd have signed...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is in the centre of the Old Town, you have to pay to go in. The interior is magnificent and there is cloister which is well worth seeing as well.

Thank Clare K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is quite large and imposing, but is beautiful and interesting to see. There is a WC in the basement that is nicely clean. There is a ton of history packed into the cathedral itself, however the cloisters adjacent were packed with architectural and...More

Thank Geof J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If You want to enjoy really wonderful sound of organ - You need to go to that church. Its from 12th century, rebuilt, but organ is value!

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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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