Orthodox Church of the Annunciation

Riga, Latvia

The original church that once stood here was destroyed when the entire area was razed in 1812 to deprive Napoleon’s army of shelter. The army took a different route. Fortunately, some of the historic icons were saved and now adorn the walls of the current yellow wooden church that was built in 1818. Although it looks like it’s falling apart on the outside its simple interior is still worth a quick peek.



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Gogoļa iela 9-13, Riga, Latvia
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Founded: 1818
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Latvia)


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Татьяна Кобзева (9 months ago)
This temple impressed me a lot. I didn't think he was Orthodox. Interesting architecture. I advise all Orthodox to visit. There is a special blessing.
Sergejs Sergejevs (10 months ago)
God bless you. Thanks. Wonderful.
olga isakova (13 months ago)
A very beautiful temple. And people are welcoming.
Helmut Gerhard (17 months ago)
Beautiful place
Татьяна Николаевна (18 months ago)
You go into the Temple and all the fuss remains outside the gate. The soul opens and you can't even explain why it is so calm and easy. Come.
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