Riga, The Russian Orthodox Cathedral

Riga Orthodox Church

Next on the itinerary was the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, which has been recently restored in an ugly duckling style transformation from a dirty grimy grey (which was of course the shade of paint that the communists used to paint everything) to a resplendent sandstone yellow under black domes with gleaming crosses.  The renovated building is clean and sharp with painted red brick stripes and elaborate white columns soaring proudly into the sky above.

Read the full story…

One response to “Riga, The Russian Orthodox Cathedral

  1. Pingback: Riga – Art Nouveau « Have Bag, Will Travel

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.