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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 today

St. Mary's Dome cathedral is right in the middle of the old town, very well maintained and looks just beautiful. it's one of the main icons of Riga is definitely worth the visit.

Thank FavoriteKnowledge
Reviewed yesterday

We spent around 90 minutes inside the church and the cloisters. There are lots of exhibits and most are described and explained in English, well worth a visit.

Thank G_EvansWales
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are daily concerts allowing you to hear the beautiful sound of this Church' organ. The Cloister is pleasant and contains some artifacts. Interior of the Church fairly plain

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big party are under construction or temperary closed. Still You have to pay and no warning is given. Unfriendly lady at the kassa.

Thank Eddy L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here to seek for history and museum side of the building. There were lots to see and kids were also liking the history part of it. Ticket cost few euros,children under 10 were free.

Thank Lurulaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Dome Cathedral is an impressively large church for a city the size of Riga. The formerly Catholic, now Evangelical Lutheran, Cathedral has a grand interior the focus of which is the pipe organ. As impressive as the church was, the highlight for me was...More

Thank ElGuru71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worthy of your time. Quite photogenic..the history, art, restoration of war damage and original parts, including glorious stained glass windows. A most elaborate pulpit, and a fine organ. Too many canon for a Cathedral really??! Photos below save several 1,000 words!

Thank Speakasyoufind8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a concert at Dome Cathedral on July 5, 2017. We listened to incredible Australia’a national children’s choir, and enjoyed some fantastic organ music (the sound is so grand, gave us goose bumps). It would have been a great experience if it wasn't for...More

Thank Masha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Mary's Dome Cathedral is a beautiful Cathedral church that you can see for miles when coming into Riga set in the old town of Riga.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great building and a great organ. If you are only a one-day-tourist, you will be not lucky enough to go to the evening concert to hear this wonderful organ. But exactly for you there is a short 25 minutes organ concert at 12:00. Do...More

Thank Valery S
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Response from kiltmaker2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't understand your question.
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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