Orthodox Cathedral, Riga

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    The Russian Orthodox Cathedral

    by Vija_v Written Nov 23, 2004

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    The Russian Orthodox Cathedral rises its gilded cupolas over the treetops in the Esplanade Park at Brivibas Boulevard.

    The church was built in 1876 and was turned into a planetarium in the Soviet era. Luckily for us, the practical studies of the sky changed into more theoretical ones after 1991.

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    The Nativity of Christ Cathedral

    by gordonilla Written Sep 18, 2011
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    Sadly I was only able to see the cathedral from the outside. This was due to time constraints and having to get to the airport. It was impressive and I understand that inside it is as impressive.

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    Orthodox Cathedral

    by mario_spring_83 Written Dec 26, 2004

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    Orthodox cathedral

    This Church, builded of course in a typical Orthodox style, has one big cupola in the middle and 4 smaller cupolas on the side of the church.
    The inside is amazing: plenty of decoration and colours!

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    Orthodox cathedral

    by Sioma Updated Mar 13, 2004
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    Just outside the old town, you'll find this nice cathedral with its characteristic dark and golden cupolas.

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