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“Spectacular views of the city”
Review of St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church
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Old Town Walking Tour of Riga
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Going to the top of the tower allows you to get breathtaking views of Riga's Old Town. The church is beautifully restored.

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

We took the elevator up inside the steeple, and you get a very good view of the old town, river, key building, etc.. It was a good start. They have done a very good job restoring the church.

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

The highlight of visiting St. Peter's Cathedral is to take the elevator up the spire to get a great view of Riga's Old Town. However, given the cramped space (eight people at most) and slow speed a long line can quickly form. Get there early to avoid a long wait and to get the best photos.

The church interior is sadly a shadow of its former self. The massive destruction that occured in 1941 during the German invasion was never properly repaired (probably due to lack of money). It's still worth a visit to one of Riga's most important churches.

Thank T4232XIjohnb
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

A nice old church with a long, interesting history. Cost 5 Lats to ride elevator to up the spire, but the view of the old town is worth it.

Thank George B
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

best old riga view in Riga without window. Nice staff. cheap entrance. good location!! not on windy days!

Thank Archa1981
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