Grebenshchikov Church

Riga, Latvia

The first wooden place of worship was built here in 1760, and the current building was completed in 1814. It is home to one of the largest congregations of Old Believers in the world (about 10,000), an Orthodox Christian sect that fled persecution in Russia in the 17th century.

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Founded: 1760-1814
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Latvia)

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Karina Makarkina (13 months ago)
Mikos MaXDi (14 months ago)
Polite and generous people, they let us in even when the church was in the renovation.
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