Holy Trinity Cathedral, Liepaja

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The church was built for the German Lutheran parish needs; its foundation stone was laid in 1742. Sixteen years later, on December 5, 1758 the church was solemnly consecrated, even though the construction of the 55-metres high tower took another 108 years.

The church is famous for its magnificent organ, which was built by Henrich Andreas Concius, one of the best organ-builders in Europe of those times. In 1779 he has presented the 38-spots organ to the church organist. It has remained the biggest mechanical organ in the world until 1912.

While in Liepaja don’t miss the chance to listen to the powerful voice of the organ and climb up to the top of the church tower to see a panorama of Liepaja...
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Latitude: 56° 30' 34" N, Longitude: 21° 0' 47" E see »

Location: Latvia

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This clock is made in 1906 and it still goes. :)

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