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Old Cathedral under extensive repairs so a complete view was not possible

This Catholic Cathedral is also known as Jacob's church.There is a lot of restoration being done... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
Nica Catholic Cathedral

Very old building, a pleasant design inside. Very proud of the fact that Pope John Paul II visited... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
Turtle5954
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“Old Cathedral under extensive repairs so a complete view was not possible”
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“Charming building .But,.......”
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

St. James's Cathedral, or the Cathedral Basilica of St. James, is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Riga in Latvia. The cathedral is dedicated to Saint James the Greater. The building is part of the Old Riga UNESCO World Heritage Site and lies directly opposite the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit plain. Very old. 1225 they say. Worth a quick look if in the local area. Not a must see in my opinion.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ace28065
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This Catholic Cathedral is also known as Jacob's church.There is a lot of restoration being done on the exterior, but the Church was still open once you traversed the walkways and construction materials.This is a quite old church, dating back to the 13th century and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

St James also known as St Jacob Cathedral. Beautiful archecture, altar and painting. In comparison to the cathedrals I have seen around the world, despite its heritage, its an average visit for me. But note that you have to pay to enter.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Very old building, a pleasant design inside. Very proud of the fact that Pope John Paul II visited years ago. A solemn place of course, but good to sit and think.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The outside of the church is superb and really interesting especially from the Latvian Parliament side as it has a copper roof. Inside the church is quite simple but lovely. However much of it is roped off so it is restrictive to walk through.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed September 8, 2017

A monument of great architecture dedicate to Saint James the Greater. It is a Roman Catholic church and is part of UNESCO World Heritage. A beautiful altar and 2 big wonderful paintings inside the church made this church to be visited.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SafirAlbastru
Reviewed August 29, 2017

St James Cathedral is also known as Jacob's church.We entered the Church and mass was in progress with the Holy communion being given to the congregation.The Church was dedicated in 1225 and was a Catholic Church. Over the centuries it has changed denominations many times...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding and beautiful. Definitely recommend on a tour of Riga. Plenty to see and reasonably priced

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

If u are intrested in art and architecture, definatly must visit it. We found out a lot of interesting walls.

Date of experience: February 2017
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