The view over Riga up there is definitely worth it. The lift ride up felt a bit scary, though. Bring warm clothes also if you visit the place winter or spring time.
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The building was heavily bombed during the last war. Despite it's appearance, it was actually only (re)built about 40 years ago. It has been faithfully reconstructed to match it's original appearance.
Imposing façade that is not really beautiful and graceful, but comes across as powerful and dominating. The best pictures can be taken across the square, but you really get a feel for the size when you are up close. Due to the proximity of other...More
Pretty church, for sure, but seemed like every other church i've visited throughout Europe. Walk past it and stick your head in the lobby but no need tor any more.
While religious architecture doesn't really interest me that much, St Peter's Church in Riga's old town is worth a visit even just to see the view from the steeple viewing platform. It does cost €9 for an adult but school pupils and students receive a...More
After the House of Blackheads, this church is the Riga's edifice we most liked. It is located in the historic center of Riga and with its spire of belfry, dominates the cityscape. That is also one of the oldest and most valuable monumental architecture edifices...More
Beautiful building and well worth the photos, I couldn't get in on the day and so just wandered around the outside, worth it though.
The church is beautiful and the views from the steeple are wonderful on a clear day. I enjoyed a lovely concert here and the setting and sound quality were perfect.
St. Peters Church is not the most ornate/ stunning Church around, but it was fun to take the elevator 123m up to the tower. We got a good view over the city, though prices were a bit high for an elevator-trip: 9euros per adult..