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St. Mary's Dome Cathedral

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Address: Doma laukums 1, Riga 1050, Latvia
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+371 67 227 573
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building...

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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Great church.

Beautiful historic church. Great historical retrospect. On display is a rich source of historical and archeological sites.

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Lahti, Finland
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Lahti, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful historic church. Great historical retrospect. On display is a rich source of historical and archeological sites.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed just round the corner from this cathedral and when we went inside we were very impressed. Remember to buy a photo pass so you can take pictures

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They charge 3 euro to enter this place Not much to see there , but it's very historic I'd say it's more impressive on the outside than inside Worth a visit is you have a spare hour

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Weedon Bec, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of Old Riga is the largest square, Dome Square, around which lots of outdoor cafes & bars are situated in the summer. On the edge of the square you can see the Dome Cathedral. It was built as Bishop Albert's Cathedral in 1211 & has been rebuilt several times since, so today it exhibits a mixture of... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This big structure is among the major landmark in Riga Old City. Close to other attractions of the city & definitely a must see.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when walking around the old town of Riga, one should definitely make a stop in St. Mary's Dome Cathedral. recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cathedral itself not very good, for 6 euros entry. But the miscellaneous collection of historic artifacts in the cloisters makes up for it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Plenty to see inside and the cloisters were an added bonus. Very central and easy to find.Spent a good hour here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We had an excursion inside the church or palace (how ever you call it) I liked it. This place has a very rich history.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Situated at the Dome Square. The largest place of worship in the Baltic region. Well worth a visit. You can go inside.

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