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Nativity of Christ Cathedral

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Address: Brivibas bulvaris 23, Riga 1050, Latvia
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The GF and I visited today and were amazed at the ornate decoration and icons of the cathedral. It's not really a tourist destination as it doesn't charge and the other visitors... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The GF and I visited today and were amazed at the ornate decoration and icons of the cathedral. It's not really a tourist destination as it doesn't charge and the other visitors were saying prayers, but it is an amazing attraction

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Darlington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As capital cities go the cathedral is a bit disappointing but what was very special was attendig a concert when the fantastic organ (6,768 pipes) was played - very memorable.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A stunning russian orthodox cathedral just 15 minutes north of rigas old town. Its a free attraction and the grounds surrounding it are stunning also. Be sure to make time for this attraction !

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cathedral is equally as impressive on the outside as it is on the inside. Its golden domes can be seen from a distance. The interior is amazing and very colourful. Well worth a visit

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beautiful gold domed cathedral stands in a park area just outside the old city but takes five minutes to walk there from the freedom monument. It is unmissable as you approach,the gold dome and intricate architecture are stunning. There is free entry and inside does not disappoint. Absolutely wonderful

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral was built in 1876, when Latvia was part of the Russian Empire and I have to say it's one of the most stunning cathedrals i have ever seen. I loved the design, its curved arches and gold roof.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful building, very ornate. Well worth a visit, free entrance. More like what you would expect from a Cathedral, lots of golden images and prayer areas. The golden domes outside are spectacular.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a beautiful building, and the inside is even more amazing! Definitely worth a quick visit. LADIES- remember to cover your head with a scarf/ hat if possible. We saw a small sign on the door asking us to do this, and were thanked by quite a few of the ladies as we walked around.

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Thank aoife m
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exciting! Every first Saturday of each month in the afternoon, the divine service will be held in the German language.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside is't already a beautiful building but on the inside it's even more beautiful. to bad we weren't allowed to take pictures.

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