St. Peter's Church represents one of the oldest and most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in the Baltic states. This Lutheran church, part of the Old Town's historic center, is listed as a World Heritage Site. Nazi Germans bombed the church during World War II, and the Soviets completed the destruction after the war. It wasn't rebuilt until 1983. The church hall houses exhibits and concerts, and the observation deck at the top of the tower offers a view of the entire city. Plan to visit St. Peter's Church during your Riga vacation using our convenient Riga journey planner.
Tours To St. Peter's Church
Old Town Walking Tour of Riga BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $58
Duration: 2 hours
Old Town And Art Nouveau Walking Tour Of Riga BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $59
Duration: 3 hours
Private Riga Old Town Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $88
Duration: 2 hours
St. Peter's Church Reviews
This church in the heart of the city is a really lovely addition to the rest of Tiga's beautiful buildings. The tower offers beautiful view of the city, however it comes with a cost to go to the... more »
Visited the tower for views over Riga Old Town and whilst the admission price was overpriced, the views from the top are very good on a clear day. If you don't want to do the tower, you still have to.... more »
This was a quite a nice church. Unfortunately I’ve rated it lower (though I could have been a 3/5) because it’s a shame how it’s used more as an exhibition hall rather than a prayer space. I don’t know how often the services and mass are but it seems the ticket office is a permanent thing and makes us think that maybe those looking to just go in and pray have to go through the system to do so. On the plus side, we got quite lucky as we had a lovely snowfall when we visited the tower - cold but pretty like we were part of a snow globe. It was €9/10 per person which is bit dear, but views were good. Make sure you have your winter gear if you go up if it’s a winter-blizzardy/snowy day! 🥶
Must see and must visit place in Riga. Ticket costs just 9 Euro and you can get to the very top of the Church where you can see the whole city. Beautiful view. Do not forget to take warm clothes as there is a very strong wind up there.
Plan your trip to Riga
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Riga
See all ›
Hidden gems in Riga
See all ›
Nearby attractions in Riga
Plans to St. Peter's Church by other users
9 days in Latvia BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Latvia BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Latvia, Tallinn & Vosu BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA August, outdoors, wildlife, extra slow, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Extra slow 10 days in Kaunas, Vilnius & Riga BY A USER FROM POLAND September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Latvia BY A USER FROM ESTONIA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Latvia BY A USER FROM ESTONIA August, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: August, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium