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St. Peter's Church

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Address: Skarnu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 7229426
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Good view over Riga old town

This church and it's tower is really worth a visit. Should be visited when the weather is sunny and bright.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Etna74
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Marsta, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An impressive building. Beatiful with e lighting at night. Absolutely worth seeing when walking the area.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Lutheran church dates to the early 1200s, originally constructed on the site of the palace of Bishop Albert, who founded Riga in 1201AD. (The Art Nouveau epicenter Alberta ilea [Albert Street] is named for him.) It was expanded many times starting in the 1330s. More expansion began in 1587, but Riga’s Great Fire of May 31, 1677 saw tremendous... More 

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Marsta, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church and it's tower is really worth a visit. Should be visited when the weather is sunny and bright.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St. Peter's Church is the highlight attraction of Riga. Nearby the Town Hall Square, the church offers the external courtyard, the church interior, and the staple for visitors high viewpoint. There were so much to visit within Riga that we simply walked the courtyard and had a brief looked into the church. Maybe we shall stay longer on our next... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful church and contains a lot of history. There is an organ recital at 12 noon on most days, though this has a fee attached, usually around 20 euros. The inside of the church delights along with amazing stained glass windows and a cloister.

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Ubud, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this enormous church next to town hall square dominates the old town skyline. The organ was under reconstruction when we visited (August 2016) but there were still 20 minute concerts daily at noon for 20 euro. Otherwise, a visit inside is only 3 euro, and there are some impressive stained glass windows, arched ceilings, and centuries of gothic mostly germanic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit, quite expensive for what it is at 9 euros per person (they do have student discount) The view is good but the lift takes a few minutes to get to the top and there is reference to it taking up to 10 minutes! Beautiful church on the inside and had an art exhibition on when we... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church is well maintained inside, but the main attraction for most will be the view of Riga from the bell tower. At 9€ per person it is not the cheapest attraction though.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church's colourful history is linked tight with the Riga history. As well as with the whole country. Visit and listen to all ups and downs of this ancient landmark.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is a little bit outside the centre of Riga, but worth seeing it. Inside the sculptures and the design of the church is remarkable and very impressive!

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