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St. Mary's Dome Cathedral

Doma laukums 1, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 227 573
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First completed in 1270 as a bishop's cathedral, this magnificent building features a large organ (circa 1884) that boasts 6,768 pipes, making it one of the biggest in the world.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Doma laukums 1, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 227 573
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Situated in Dome square this historic church is a must for history buffs built by Bishop Albert .It is a big tourist draw so if you want to go in for a moment of quiet reflection you should visit early. There are a lot of...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty building on the outside, but needs some TLC on the inside. It looks as though it is currently undergoing some work, but suspect more funds are needed to do everything they want to do. There is a small fee to get in -...More

Thank LucyFelthouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very striking building and fairly typical of Lutheran churches of this period. I thought the most striking feature was the superbly carved pulpit.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely and serene, we really enjoyed visiting St. Mary's right in the heart of the old town very near the Town Hall. It has a huge, looming, imposing red bricked facade with impressive spire that can be seen from anywhere in the old town. The...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if the renouveration process is finished, but what I do know it is constantly too cold in the winter and unlike churches at home - no heated. Does it disturb me a lot? no, but a Dome church should be and I...More

Thank HenriqueIndo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen in the tourist magazine that there was a Bach concert/organ recital in the Cathedral in the evening, so we went there midday to buy tickets, and were allowed in to view the cloisters, and use the loo and have a sneak peek...More

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church in The middle of The old city is very well maintained and you can visit of you pay for the entrance !

Thank oew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I mean don't know what's wrong with protestants,they're churches are often locked up and if you want to see it you have to pay 3€ pp.Church is old and beautiful but I'm not paying 3€ to get in

Thank Egils A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I made a visit to the Dome Cathedral which was very lovely. There was a small charge for entrance. Beautiful interior and large organ pipes made it well worth the visit.

Thank junebloor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to hard times the churches here are still in recon struction, so intersting, no wow. But the organ is superb. Go to a half an hour concert on a Monday.

Thank n_wiedenhof
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What time are devices on saturday
13 June 2017|
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't understand your question.
Stacy J
Is there a dress code when attending church service?
23 August 2016|
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Response from dragongeorge | Reviewed this property |
No. They just appreciate your attendance. Obviously short shorts would be seen as inappropriate but other than that, no dress code