Riga Luther Church

Riga, Latvia

Completed in 1891, this neo-gothic church was belatedly built to commemorate the birth of Martin Luther (1483 - 1546) – founder of Latvia’s most popular faith. Although its yellow brick façade, soaring steeple and imposing location atop a hill are all impressive, the church’s main claim to fame is its beautiful timber ceiling. A cemetery is located next to the church. Take tram N°10 from Grēcinieku to the Torņakalna stacija stop.

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Torņakalna iela 3, Riga, Latvia
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Founded: 1891
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Latvia)

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4.8/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Agija Šulmeistere (2 years ago)
Always feel accepted. The preachers' sermons are so easy and inspiring that when you leave the church, inspiration and energetic vigor take over you. Always thoughtful, heartfelt services. ?
inga.nestere inga.nestere (3 years ago)
Well-groomed environment, large capacity in the Church, pleasant coolness indoors in summer. Designed as a memorial site for "star children". An information board could be added, because not everyone knows about this news.
Leons Astra (3 years ago)
A place to maintain / regain peace of mind.
MrSovetsky (4 years ago)
The church is beautiful, but what's more important the preasts share a modern world view and the parish is progressive in a good kind of way. All it takes is to attend one of meny offerd activities in the community house near by the church.
Jurijs Kastanovs (5 years ago)
Work of art
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