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Riga St. Peter’s Church - the tallest peak in Riga, is one the oldest and most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in the Baltic States. It is located in the historical center of Riga and in 1997 was included among the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The church hall is used for exhibitions…
Beautiful Panorama of the Old and New Riga right from it's heart. Make sure to grab a jacket if going on a windy day as there are no windows
YOu can see Riga from birds view from the chuch tower, as it is the tallest spire in Riga. And as one of the oldest and most valuable monumental architecture edifices in the Baltic States from the Middle Ages. St.Peter's is a prime example of the 13th century Gothic style.
The first mention of St. Peters church can be found in the chronicles of the Livonian order from 1209. Yet, the church has been destroyed and rebuilt several times. The structure of the church today is from 1600, when the church tower was considered the tallest standing wooden structure in the…