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The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery

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Nice discovery!

We will return to go inside The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery as we only... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
emelie_eu
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Latvia
Wonderful homely monastery to visit

Whenever I am in Jekabpils this is a must-see place for me and my friends. The small size of the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Eva A
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Riga, Latvia
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19 May 2018
“Nice discovery!”
25 Jul 2016
“Wonderful homely monastery to visit”
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Brivibas St., 202, Jekabpils 5201, Latvia
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+371 65 231 486
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We will return to go inside The Orthodox Church of The Holy Spirit and men's monastery as we only had time to see it from outside. Every year the monastery is attended by pilgrims to honor the miraculous icon of Holy Mother of Jakobstadt. Initially...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Whenever I am in Jekabpils this is a must-see place for me and my friends. The small size of the monastery, friendly servants and the history of the place makes it warm and cozy place to visit. Knowledge of Russian can be useful to start...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

We arrived toward sunset and the lighting made this church even look more spectacular. And the interior is just amazing as well with the icons on the wall being so beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

The outside of this 1887 church is very pretty, but the real beauty here are the icons inside, which include one restored to the church in 2008: the Virgin Mary of Jacobstadt. The courtyard has pretty plantings, and the town square outside sum up things...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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