St. Simon's Lutheran Church

Valmiera, Latvia

Built in 1238, St. Simon`s Lutheran Church has still preserved its medieval appearance. The church has burial plaques of notable city dwellers from the 15th to 16th century, a pipe organ (1886) and paintings on the pulpit and the organ lofts (1730). The viewing platform of the church tower provides a panoramic view of Valmiera.

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Founded: 1238
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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visit.valmiera.lv

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Andris Vejins (18 months ago)
Good looking place.
Gaida Stankeviča (2 years ago)
Beautiful place
George On tour (2 years ago)
The church was built at the end of the 13th century, almost completely keeping its medieval looks. Several valuable art monuments can be found in the church: burial plaques (15-16th century), the Ladegast pipe organ (1886), a pulpit with paintings from 1730s. From the church tower you have a beautiful panoramic view on Valmiera.
Reinis Bērziņš (3 years ago)
Best panoramic viewpoint over the Old Valmiera town.
Matej Čačaný (4 years ago)
Great looking .
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