Our visit to Riga was as a result of The Really Big Chorus from the UK coming here to sing in a concert. It was a wonderful venue - it is a very impressive building and ideal for a musical events. A little chilly as...More
About St. Mary's Dome Cathedral
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Riga has more than its fair share of lovely old churches and cathedrals and this is a brilliant landmark and central point.
Not as polished up as many European cathedrals, but just a peaceful place to visit and contemplate what the old walls have witnessed. Interesting that during the Soviet occupation from 1944-1991, they turned it into only a concert hall, with a spectacular organ. Concerts still...More
We bought tickets for the tour plus the concert. The concert was incredible. It was only 20 minutes, but it was amazing. The self guided tour was good but if your planing a visit, do the concert to. Every day at noon. Tickets were 10...More
This cathedral is worth visiting. Entrance fee - 3 euro. Come before 18-00. Don't miss the internal yard. Beautiful place, small museum.
Not as embelished as many other cathedrals we have seen but very interesting. Take the walk around the cloisters and enjoy the peaceful surroundings and also see some remnants of local pieces.
Lovely church that was closed for repair when we were there. However, the dome is beautiful from all sides and so visible to be a good landmark for not getting lost.
At 11.45 am go and get your tickets ( €10 per person ) ready for a Midday organ recital. It's only 20-25 minutes and you get to hear one of Europes biggest organs played by an expert. It's really worth it ! Then you can...More
The balcony is under repair so we had to see past the scaffolding to appreciate its splender. However, this can be expected given its age and grandeur.