View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, Riga

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Get a 360-degree View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower. Take the elevator to reach the 72 m (236 ft) high observation platform, then look down to see the diverse architecture, the remains of ancient city walls, the markets, and the squares of the town. Ancient chronicles from 1209 first mention the wooden tower, which, at the time, was the highest in Europe. You can watch a film about the church's restoration of the spire while waiting for the elevator. Notice the rooster on the spire--a precise replica of the previous one and the seventh rooster in all. Bring a jacket; it can be windy at the top. Plan to see View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower and other attractions that appeal to you using our Riga road trip planning app .
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  • Upstairs it can be very windy, dress warmer. Upstairs lift on the elevator with the elevator. For the price of the ticket you can see a small exhibition in the church itself.
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  • It's a pleasant enough view, but for at €9 it's rather expensive when one can go to the top of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, which is taller and located behind the Central Market, for €5.  more »
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