St. Saviour's Church (Anglikāņu Sv. Pestītāja baznīca) is an Anglican church in Riga, Latvia at Anglikanu iela 2. It is located in the north of the old town centre (Vecrīga), close to Riga Castle and the banks of the Daugava River.Plan your visit to St. Saviour's Church and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Riga travel planning app.
The neo-Gothic church was designed by Johann Felsko. The foundation stone was laid in 1857 and the church was dedicated on 26 July 1859. Church use was halted during the Soviet occupation, and in 1973 it became the home of the Riga Polytechnic Institute student club.
After Latvia regained its independence in 1991, an English-speaking congregation was again formed. In 1995 the Latvian-born Reverend Dr Juris Calitis became the pastor of a growing congregation. Jāna Jēruma-Grīnberga was installed as priest-in-charge in October 2014, succeeding Cālītis. A day centre for the elderly runs in the undercroft, and the church operates a soup kitchen for homeless people and a centre for abused and neglected children.
Historical records are held in London Metropolitan Archives.
Website of the Anglican Church in Riga
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An Anglican Victorian Gothic church and a very old building dating back in 1859 that has an active involvement in the community. more »
Looks nice from the outside. Unfortunately shut when we turned up on Monday afternoon. In fact a lot of Riga is shut Monday’s. Still if in area snap a photo or 2. more »
Really nice church with great accoustics. Free lunchtime concerts every wednesday at 13.00. All are welcome! And Grācija (photo below) is here always as well :)
Beautiful church ! Great samaritanian work happens there!
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