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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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Herdera laukums 6 | Centra Rajons, Riga 1050, Latvia
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We enjoyed the visit to this beautiful architectural structure. We were lucky to listen to the organ which was played at several intervals. Not to be missed. The cathedral is impressive and the large windows also display historical events in addition to religious patterns.. Also...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a great monument inside Riga's Old town. The Square is alô great but not só big. However it'a nice spot to take a selfie. It's paid. If tou wanna visit inside you have to buy a ticket.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

To enter one needs to pay. Honestly St. Peter is a far better church in architecture and design. View from outside looks good

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

not only the building but also the organ. don't miss the opportunity of enjoy a concert from one of the biggest organs in europe

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is just in the old center of Riga and is an interesting old Cathedral, the only thing is that must pay to visit.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is also known as the "Dome Cathedral". I didn't experience the organ concert, so can't comment on that. Although others have recommended it, I'm not really keen on organ concerts! I did however look around the outside and the inside of the cathedral. It...More

Thank fiona07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we didn’t hear the organ play, but it is said that a visit is definitely worth the trip if it is being played. The cathedral is in Dome Square, the largest square. It goes back to 1211, when it was built as Bishop Alberts...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big church in the center of the city. The most impressive item inside is the organ, once the biggest in the world and beautifully restored. We attended a midday organ concert (approx 30 minutes) and enjoyed the range of sounds it can produce.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I tried to get in here I was told that I had to also buy a ticket for the organ recital that was about to start - it was not possible to just see the cathedral. Organ is not my thing, and...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Riga in August 2018. We took tickets to a concert instead. The cathedral is impressive. It is worthwhile to combine a visit with a concert of classical music, a lover of course

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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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