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St. John's Church

Jana 7, Riga 1011, Latvia
722-4028
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (2 reviews)
“city centre” (2 reviews)
“old town” (2 reviews)
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Jana 7, Riga 1011, Latvia
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722-4028
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"concert"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice church, not as ostentatious as the others in the city centre. Well decorated ceiling and a cool mirror showing the ceiling

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is another beautiful church the top is out of this world it was done with great care.. the floors could use some work but think about all that traffic

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

a 20minute concert that sounded loud, hurried and not too professional. Considering the cathedral is held together with beams, we were surprised that it is considered safe to open to the public, particularly as the organ player choose a particularly loud piece to play...,,we were...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Definitely worth to visit to get excellent views and snaps of Riga from the birds' view. Don't worry you won't have to climb to the top of the tower - elevator will help you there.

Thank she0
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We arrived during a service with quite a full church, so were very restricted on what we could see but it is evident that the ceiling is really special. We attempted to return on several occasions just before the end of the year and on...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

We went to a carol concert in this beautiful church. The entrance fee for the concert was quite high but it was a superb concert.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

To be fair, the ceiling vaulting is beautiful, but that's all you'll be allowed to see, & access is very limited (c10m of aisle). Everything else is roped off & guarded by an astonishingly rude elderly woman, who prevents you from entering until you have...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I understand that churches are not just about ornamentation but this is relatively plain. I do like the mirror set on the floor to help with photos of the ceiling decoration.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Don't miss the incredible performance at noon that is about 15 min. The Pipe organ is massive and the sound is amazing. Worth 10e

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The hugest organ in Latvia apparently. The concerts are nice but deceptively short and quite expensive considering how brief they are. Nice stained glass though and some nice artefacts in the courtyard.

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