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Riga Cathedral

Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 227 573
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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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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
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"organ concert"
in 31 reviews
"magnificent organ"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful stained glass windows"
in 4 reviews
"nice church"
in 8 reviews
"at noon"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 21 reviews
"old church"
in 7 reviews
"baltic states"
in 10 reviews
"christmas market"
in 5 reviews
"impressive building"
in 5 reviews
"entry fee"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"soviet occupation"
in 4 reviews
"cloisters"
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"churches"
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"interior"
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"pulpit"
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

The cloister is nice but I find the entry cost disproportionate - I preferred to pay a bit more to enter during the morning's Concerto Piccolo (20 minutes' organ concert) to enjoy a full experience. We also came back for the evening 1 hour's concert...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This Catedral is famous with second biggest and oldest organ in Europe. Great Gothic architecture, enjoyed.

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral. Right by the square old town. This is one of those places that you want to visit early because this place got completely packed. They were having a singing concert so they were so many tour groups getting into the cathedral. We...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

I love popping into churches as I travel the world. Some are simply beyond words, and some not worth the visit. This church is worth the time to visit. Lovely.

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

I would not prioritize St. Mary's Dome Cathedral, simply because it does not offer much regarding both exteriors and interiors. We spent most of the time walking through and exploring the cloisters - nice place to "charge your batteries". That itself does not make it...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This Cathedral is located in the old town. It is beautifully maintained and has some wonderful exhibits.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

St. Mary's Dome cathedral is right in the middle of the old town, very well maintained and looks just beautiful. it's one of the main icons of Riga is definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We spent around 90 minutes inside the church and the cloisters. There are lots of exhibits and most are described and explained in English, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

There are daily concerts allowing you to hear the beautiful sound of this Church' organ. The Cloister is pleasant and contains some artifacts. Interior of the Church fairly plain

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Big party are under construction or temperary closed. Still You have to pay and no warning is given. Unfriendly lady at the kassa.

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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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