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Dominates the park, bright interiour

This massive building cannot be missed while passing by in the area. The interiour is light and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
A stunning restoration

The first time we came this was a planetarium, it is now a beautifully restored orthodox church... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
490theos
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This massive building cannot be missed while passing by in the area. The interiour is light and bright coloured and somewhat missing the serene feeling you often find in old Orthodox churches.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The first time we came this was a planetarium, it is now a beautifully restored orthodox church. The domes are stunning and have been beautifully restored like the interior

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 490theos
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Pretty building hiding between the trees next to a park and close to all the clubs and bars, worth seeing.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral shines in gold both on the outside and inside. If you pass it (near the Freedom Monument and Radisson hotel) go inside. Extremely well maintained and restored. No photography allowed inside.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a stunning building. It is beautiful outside and inside too. It is free to enter but you cannot take photos inside.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A superb gem in Riga's crown & free too. Beautiful, ornate, just wow!! Love the tiling on this unusual church & fabulous gold domes that glistened in the sun so wonderfully. Inside is beautiful as well, very ornate & beautifully restored but no photos allowed....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This visit will be interesting for any tourist. Especially if you believe and it does not matter which religion, in which God.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Alex V
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral is a sight to behold. I was fortunate to look down at its gilded domes from my hotel room. It was stunning especially when the sun started to rise. When you go inside (no photography) the icons are superb.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Interesting promising building outside but thanks Stalin times completely empty inside like warehouse which was converted to in fact

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank PiotrFication
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

What a shame that no photos are allowed! A beautiful cathedral inside and out although the golden domes could do with regilding outside. Well worth a visit. Buy a candle and sit a while.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank millymopps
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