Riga Dome Cathedral, Old Riga, Latvia
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Panoramic photo by Vil Muhametshin EXPERT MAESTRO Taken 09:25, 20/04/2011 - Views loading...

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Riga Dome Cathedral, Old Riga, Latvia

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The Dome (Doma) Cathedral is one of the main symbols of Riga. It was built in the 13th century as a new residence of Bishop Albert, the founder of Riga. It was aimed to become the most magnificent building in Riga to signify the power of the Catholic Church.

Find out more in multimedia virtual tour of Old Riga at - http://www.virtuallatvia.lv/virtual-tour-of-old-riga

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Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

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