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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. Take a look at our Riga itinerary planner to schedule your visit to View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Amazing panoramic view and one of the view things you should pay for to visit in Riga. Totally worths the money. :) 
  • For the pleasure of species need good weather. Because the weather in Riga in the fall and winter of changes every 30 minutes-you can spend effort and money for nothing. Elevator takes no more than 10 people and runs every 10 minutes. November-no visitors. When we climbed up on a small platform around the elevator, realized that because of fog can be seen only a few buildings under the Church. Cold wind! The cost, in my opinion, very high: 9 euros per person! It includes a visit to the Church itself (if only attend church-3 euros), which is hosting an exhibition of modern paintings.
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  • Get there but what fun. Go there you will see by you even. A view of the great old Riga.
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