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Fine church

This imposing cathedral is relatively recent so somewhat lacks the serene atmosphere of old... read more

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Majestic Orthodox cathedral

Majestic Orthodox cathedral located near a park,with very impressive gold domes visible from quite... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the entrance there is a request for women to cover their head which I duly did. After a respectful look round I sat on a bench with my partner to take in the spectacle. We were approached by a man wagging his finger at...More

Thank DMKGlasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This imposing cathedral is relatively recent so somewhat lacks the serene atmosphere of old Orthodox churches. Well worth a visit anyhow.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Majestic Orthodox cathedral located near a park,with very impressive gold domes visible from quite far.The interior as well is well preserved decorated with beautiful christian wall paintings.Worth a visit!

Thank mariostoona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don’ t have words enough to describe the serenity and beauty of this Orthodox Church, just go and meditate.

Thank JPS M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking cathedral, the details throughout is stunning. Entrence is free, and open to later afternoon. I did see quite a few women wear headscarf whilst in the cathedral, however don’t think it’s mandatory.

Thank zecuritas
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This majestic building was build in 1876 and as with all Eastern orthodox churches you feel awe when entering. No fees entrance.

Thank George A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A must see in Riga, Really peaceful sanctuary, beautifully decorated lovely bright fresh colours and the attention to detail is stunning, we found everyone friendly and helpful. Bill

Thank William T
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

It's free to enter, and probably one of the top ten things you should visit in Riga. Men and women should be modestly dressed to enter. It's nice to wander in and admire how lavish it is inside.

Thank KBJ22
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This Russian Orthodox Church is not only nice from the outside but also nice to visit inside. According to signed women should cover their head but there plenty of women inside without.

Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a quick look around. Lovely opportunity for photos outside. Cannot take inside. Lots of gold and beautiful decorations inside. We loved it. 15 mins to look around is enough.

Thank Paul H
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