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Nativity of Christ Cathedral

Brivibas bulvaris 23, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 211 207
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Amazing Cathedral

We have visited many European Cathedrals, but never and Orthodox Cathedral. The architecture is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Really beautiful from the outside and inside is stunning! Lovely place to sit and think and look at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Brivibas bulvaris 23, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 211 207
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited many European Cathedrals, but never and Orthodox Cathedral. The architecture is stunning from the outside, and the decoration and murals inside were also amazing. We spent around three quarters of an hour here, walking round the outside of the Cathedral for photos,...More

Thank mcglassa
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really beautiful from the outside and inside is stunning! Lovely place to sit and think and look at the amazing artwork and the grandeur!

Thank GWhitcroft
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church dominates the local area and you can’t miss the spires and domes, especially when set against a beautiful midsummer sunset. Set in attractive surroundings it really complements the surrounding park as an area of peace and serenity. Good landmark for noting your entry...More

Thank Professor04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grandeur outside and massively ornate inside. No photographs were allowed. While we sat on a side bench taking in the rich detail and adjusting to the dark from the brilliant sunshine outside, a wedding party arrived. Rather than going forward to the altar, they stood...More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an absolutely splendid Russian Orthodox Cathedral with free admission (women must wear a head covering) and very close to the Old Town area of Riga. It is still an active church and most of the visitors are Russian parishioners who are there to...More

Thank skink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just popped in for a look. Beautiful ornate cathedral with high domed ceiling with paintings. Definitely recommend a look.

Thank shopaholicMand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had never before been in a Russian orthodox cathedral. This was beautiful. It's nice from the outside, but really ornate inside. Be sure to dress appropriately; no shorts, and women have to cover their hair. You can borrow a head scarf inside. Free to...More

1  Thank Brede H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It looks stunning from the outside with the golden domes. And the inside is spectacular as well. Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in churches and other religious buildings. It differs from other Catholic Churches and women are required to wear head scarves...More

Thank Dominique M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning, but felt more like a retail operation than a religious building. Worth a quick look, but thats it.

Thank Marcus_Cannon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside of this orthodox church is very spectacular, but even that is surpassed by the amazing collection of art work and icons inside.

Thank Visaman1
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