Church of Luther, Riga

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Church of Luther
Evangelický luteránský kostel poblíž železníční stanice Tornakalns.jpg
Church of Luther is located in Riga
Church of Luther
Church of Luther
56°55′42.98″N 24°5′13.48″E / 56.9286056°N 24.0870778°E / 56.9286056; 24.0870778Coordinates: 56°55′42.98″N 24°5′13.48″E / 56.9286056°N 24.0870778°E / 56.9286056; 24.0870778
Location Riga
Country Latvia
Denomination Lutheran

Church of Luther (Latvian: Lutera Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca), or Torņakalns Church (Latvian: Torņakalna baznīca) after its geographical location in Torņakalns, is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia. It is a parish church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia. The church is situated at the address 3/5 Torņakalns Street.[1]

It is built in the traditional neo-gothic architectural style, with soaring arches, a tall spire, and a traditional cruciform shape. It is noted for its massive iron chandeliers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Banga, Vita; Marina Levina; et al. (2007). Rīgas dievnami: Arhitektūra un māksla. Riga's Churches. Architecture and Art (in Latvian, German, English, and Russian). Riga: Zinātne, Apgads Mantojums. ISBN 978-9984-823-00-3. OCLC 217266501. 
  2. ^ Details at this website.