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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 yesterday

A rather plain cathedral inside but a wonderful Gothic organ which is in the process of being restored. It was being worked on during our visit and it was interesting to see the conservation in action. The cloisters were interesting- probably the best part actually-...More

Thank jmg1232016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We payed 3 euro per person to see the church. Simple, but harmony place. Lot's of details to see. The most beautiful organ!

Thank Anjuttali
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located centrally in Old Riga, you are bound to end up up at this enormous cathedral at some point during your visit. Not as ornate as many other cathedrals, it is still impressive because of it's sheer size - the largest medieval church in the...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pay to go up the tower. Brilliant views of Riga. Beware - very cold and windy in December when we went

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doma Cathedral is a place where you must to be in your trip to Riga. Perfect architecture, perfect sound of biggest organ in Europe, colourful windows etc... Look better on my photos, and you can feel all nice emotions, I felt .

Thank Olga H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend stopping by this church and going in for a visit. There is a beautiful organ and the cloister has been turned into an open air museum that includes a series of cannons!

Thank Marla7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is really the main cathedral in old Riga. We enjoyed organ music concert there! We were inside all sounds.

Thank arinafb17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inside the walls are quite plain but the interesting parts are the magnificent organ, ornate pulpit and stained glass windows.

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise to visit the Cathedral just as an organ recital was about to take place. Very special event.

Thank Barb56L
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is the biggest church in Riga containing one of the biggest organs in the World with more than 6000 organ pippes. It is at the present under restauration, but nevertheless They Continue to give organ recitals daily at noon. Tickets at 10 euro....More

Thank Birte L
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13 June 2017|
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't understand your question.
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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