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Aglona Basilica

Aglona, Aglona 5304, Latvia
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The most important Catholic church (basilica) in Latvia, founded 1700

We’ve heard of this place as a hot spot for thousands pilgrims on the day of the Assumption of Mary... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emelie_eu
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Latvia
Worth a visit for everyone

I may not be the most religios person but in this case it does not really matter. You can also... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Māra B
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Riga, Latvia
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Aglona, Aglona 5304, Latvia
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Reviewed yesterday

We’ve heard of this place as a hot spot for thousands pilgrims on the day of the Assumption of Mary (15 August), when they take a walking trip from many countries to Aglona to celebrate. We were not on a religious visit and it was...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I may not be the most religios person but in this case it does not really matter. You can also visit it just to appreciate the bauty of this Basilica form the outside and the inside as well.

Thank Māra B
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

You will have to walk a bit to go inside basilica. The parking is outside of gates and for free. Very magnificent interior for Latvians. And when I was there was no entrance fee. I think it’s like that all the time but can’t guarantee...More

Thank Vincitis
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Everyone who belives in God or like churches, should went also to Latvia and went into Aglona. As i was here, there was beautifull wedding.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Even more unique and interesting in case you happen to visit or drive by Aglona at 15th of August. We saw all the pilgrims from different countries gather and there were huge amount of people celebrating some religious event.

Thank CyberSurrealist
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

So impressive, mighty and big, definitely worth a getaway, if you are passing or through the Aglona!

Thank Mārtiņš D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This basilica seems more business orientated place than sanctuary. It is difficult to explain, but such feeling prevaded :(

Thank Martins V
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing place must see everybody. White church looks impressive not just visually, but also energetic wise. Each year 15.08 little Aglona city getting simply overloaded with people of different ages, nationalities etc. Mass walk with candles during the night it's worth to see and to...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very ornate church and in this place live in the power of God , you can feel it walking around the area s Basilica

Thank Maris K
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful church! You are allowed to walk around as much as you want to. Peaceful and calm place with a holy water fountain! Definitely worth visiting, doesn't matter if you are religious or not.

Thank Iveta P
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