Riga

Sightseeing

Riga Cathedral (Doma baznīca)

The largest place of worship in the Baltics, measuring 187 x 43m, with walls two metres thick, Riga Cathedral also has one of the biggest organs in Europe (6,768 pipes!). It was such a marvel in its day that Franz Liszt composed a piece of music in its honour. The drop from Cathedral Square (Doma laukums) to the church's base shows how the level of the city has risen in the 800 years since its foundations were laid on the site of a Livonian fishing village. Although currently undergoing renovations, it’s still open to the public. Opening hours for the upcoming week are listed next to the entrance. The price of the ticket also includes access to its Romanesque cloister, but bear in mind that opening times can be erratic during the summer months and short, hour-long closures in the middle of the day are not unheard of.

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Open 09:00-17:00.

Price/Additional Info

Admission: €3.

Events at this venue

Friday Mar 3 2017Religious music concert Friday Mar 10 2017J.S. Bach Organ Music Friday Mar 24 2017J.S. Bach Organ Music with Kristīne Adamaite Saturday Mar 25 2017Windstream Festival. Dona Nobis Pacem Wednesday Mar 29 2017Byzantium and Ancient Rus Friday Mar 31 2017Gaudeamus' Dedication to God and Latvia

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