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Temple of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevskiy

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Nice out and in.

Cool little church. Lovely gold inside and whilst compact it’s well worth a 10 minutes look around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul H
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London, United Kingdom
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Nice temple

For me, not a must to see. I just walked past it, and It’s a very nice temple. I don’t know... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
fluffycatpower
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool little church. Lovely gold inside and whilst compact it’s well worth a 10 minutes look around. Slightly outside the old town.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

For me, not a must to see. I just walked past it, and It’s a very nice temple. I don’t know anything about it tho.

Thank fluffycatpower
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Bright structure located just north of the freedom monument makes a nice photo however no photos allowed inside. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a look at this Orthodox Church, near the freedom monument. It’s not on most maps, but you can’t miss it.

Thank eagertraveller123
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Its hard to miss this brightly painted building. Worth wandering past and having a look inside while you are passing. Photos not allowed.

Thank David C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Popped into see...very lovely inside...bonus was a priest doing a reading and chanting..very mesmerising, I stayed a while just listening. Very nice

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It's hard to miss this bright yellow building in central Riga, and whilst it is not on the tourist map, and photos are not permitted inside, for any church history buff this has to be on the must see list. The icons are beautiful and...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This temple mainly consists of a central circular nave surrounded by a gallery where icones and relics are displayed. The nave is topped by a beautiful dome with a splendid candelabre hanging from it. The decor is really impressive. Access from the street is very...More

Thank Regis_in_Paris
Reviewed 29 August 2017

When you see the shimmering gold topped dome of the temple head straight there. This orthodox church was an astral observatory under the Soviets. Now it's a gold topped dome with a lot of worship.

Thank Th05
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It somehow pops out from it's surroundings, very colorful. Yet, compared to any other church in the city, it is not that special to give it 4 or 5. Still worth to see it.

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