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St. John's Church

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St John's Church

St John's is a lovely old church well worth a visit. You can go inside to look around. Situated at Jana 7.

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Staines, United Kingdom
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Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Located on the south of old town, This Lutheran church was built on the thirteenth century and is dedicated to St. John the baptist.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

St John's is a lovely old church well worth a visit. You can go inside to look around. Situated at Jana 7.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Worth popping in to see the Gothic ceiling. Also, a pianist may be playing, as what happened when I was there, adding to the atmosphere. Not too many tourists.

Thank genibre69
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely, grand church in old town Riga, and it's worth a visit if you're into churches. It's also worth a photo opportunity both inside and outside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A church rich in history evolving from a monastery of the Dominican order to the current Lutheran church. Much of the old church has been renovated particularly in the early part of the 20th century. However parts of the original 1234 walls can still be seen in the basement. There are several very good paintings and a distinctive stained glass... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

wonderful building and architect so big not sure what we paid to get in but wasn't expensive worth a visit

Thank marion1962
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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

It was a beautiful time to drive up from Vilnius for the day and spend a quick day around the capital. I thought it was very scenic!

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Jaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Situated very closed to another touristy and famed church St. Peter's, this church doesn't have too many tourists. Outside is relatively simpler and so is inside except its decorated ceiling. Although it is old from 13th century but it was taken over in 1582 by Lutherans. Its more fun in summers when music concerts are held here. In nutshell, its... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

With so many churches in Riga some are bound to be more interesting than others, this is the case here worth a trip if passing by but don’t make a special visit, nothing special but quite nice.

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Worksop Notts
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

This is a very nice and interesting Church with a beautiful ceiling which is said to be the biggest in the Baltics. Very peaceful the only thing that spoilt it was the lady holding her hand out for an admission fee

Thank RosemaryThomas

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