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Church of Maria-Magdalen

Church of Maria-MagdalenChurch of Maria-Magdalen is the only building that survived of the former Cistercian Nunnery (1255 – 1582). During the period of Swedish rule this church was renovated, after Riga was incorporated in Russia the church was renamed as Alexander Orthodox Church.
The church has been rebuilt and renovated in 1746 by architect N.Vasiljev who incorporated Baroque style in this building. Now this is a Catholic church, and services are held here.

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