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Unfortunately the view from the spire was denied to us as the elevator was closed "for technical reasons". The church itself if very plain and we were disappointed. However, we did get our panoramic view of the city from the Radisson Blu hotel which was...More
An interesting unadorned interior, with the best bit being the view from the tower (dont throw your children off or sit on the ledges it helpfully advises). There is a charge for the lift, which I was happy to pay.
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This church is majestic. The 9 euro payment was worth it, esp. when you reached the area for viewing the whole Riga city. I love their display of the old stones - a part of the church, also, the display of their traditional clothes. And...More
The interiour is not very exciting. Surprizingly there was an exhibition of fine Latvian handicraft in the church. We met by chance with a German retired General and PhD who organizes funding to restore the 17th century organ that was destroyed in WWII. A few...More
This church looks more impressive from the outside than the inside. I peeked inside and found the interior to be fairly unadorned with red brick, so there are much prettier churches and cathedrals to see around Riga than this one. But I didn't realise one...More