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View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower

Skarnu 19, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 037 861
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Brilliant views of Riga, a 'must' for photo's etc. Even suitable for for those with limited... read more

Reviewed yesterday
360 view of Riga

It cost nine euros per person to use their elevator, and there is one operator, one high-chair, one... read more

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Skarnu 19, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 037 861
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Reviewed yesterday

Brilliant views of Riga, a 'must' for photo's etc. Even suitable for for those with limited mobility, as an elevator takes the strain. Some stairs need to be climbed, to get to the elevator though, which is on the first floor !

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It cost nine euros per person to use their elevator, and there is one operator, one high-chair, one heater in a crowded 10 person elevator. We dont think it worth the money as after the entrance, you still have to climb about 200 stairs to...More

Thank lian1983phuket
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice view over the city, nice to discover city. Up there is quite cold wind, so in January be readly for crispy feeling.

Thank Kerli P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The only scam had in Riga: 9€ for 30'' of elevator use! OK the 360 view above Riga from the church tower is very nice, but it does not deserve more than a couple of euros for the experience itself.

Thank Gabriele M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth spending the money to go up the tower in order to get views over Riga. It's a bit of a squeeze in the lift - and typically some rude people pushed in front of others to get in first - and is also...More

Thank LucyFelthouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

9 euros to go to the top but worth every penny. You see the whole of Riga in its glory. It can get a little chilly up there so think about taking a coat.

Thank lee1836
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is lovely, but going up the tower is a must. Riga is quite low city so on a really good day you can see really far! Absolutely lovely views of city. It cost approximately 9euros per person.

Thank Mariik
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Riga then get yourself up St Peter's tower. You have to pay, walk up 2 flights of stairs then you get the lift. It's as simple as that. The lift runs roughly every 10 mins. Once out at the viewing platform...More

Thank ian1811
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lift service is pretty slow and not great. So get there before queue as only one life fitting 6/7 people in Views of Riga are awesome!!

Thank Austin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from St. Peter's is quite spectacular as You can get a good overview of the lovely old Part of town. As You will walk quite a bit visiting all the attractions, the elevator Talking you to the top is Great. But it Comes...More

Thank hskuehn
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Is the 9 Euro entry fee for the tower, or for the Church itself? Or - can I visit the Church without going up the tower, for free?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just catching up.............................the price includes entry to thechurch and the steeple,cant recommend the view highly enough.....hope you enjoy!!!