St. Catherine's Church

Kuldīga, Latvia

St Catherine's Church was originally built in 1252. However, it was later rebuilt with baroque style wood carvings on the altar. In this church Duke Jacob was baptized and later married to Princess Louisa Charlotte from Brandenburg. The church was given the name of St Catherine, the patroness of the town.

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Founded: 1252
Category: Religious sites in Latvia
Historical period: State of the Teutonic Order (Latvia)

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Giedrius Markulis (6 months ago)
Nice old church. Worth to climb up the tower to see Kuldiga from above.
Justas Mačiuitis (2 years ago)
Would definitely recommend going up the tower!
david howells (2 years ago)
Lovely looking church from the outside.
Martins Luks (5 years ago)
Nice historical palace to see
Duke Jacob (6 years ago)
Kuldīgas Sv. Katrīnas baznīca celta 1252. gadā, viens no senākajiem dievnamiem Baltijas valstīs. Kurzemes un Zemgales hercoga Jēkaba galma baznīca.
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