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Art Nouveau Riga: Free Walking Tour
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Art Nouveau Riga: Free Walking Tour

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  • 2 hours

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

Riga is considered to have the finest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe: discover the most iconic examples of the elegant architectural style on this free walking tour.

Art Nouveau Riga: Free Walking Tour Itinerary

Meet your English-speaking tour guide at 3 pm in front of the Latvian National Opera House. After admiring the elegant façade of the Opera House, Riga's most important theatre, you'll begin your free walking tour around central Riga, where a third of all buildings follow the renowned architectural trend of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Art Nouveau style.

From there, you'll stroll over to Elizabetes iela, where you'll be captivated by the numerous Art Nouveau buildings that line the street. One of the most famous structures is located at number 10. What will you find there? From peacocks to dramatic masks, the stone carvings decorating its exterior are absolutely spectacular.

Continue on your free tour of Riga to Albert Street, known for being home to a number of embassies, as well as for its striking Art Nouveau architecture. Admire some of the city's must stunning buildings, many of which were designed by Russian architect Mikhail Eisenstein, who incorporated elements from the National Romantic and Symbolism movements into his work too.

Your fascinating tour will come to an end around 5 pm at the Art Nouveau Museum located in Albert Street.

You decide the price

Our tour guides work exclusively for tips received from visitors. At the end of your tour, you'll be invited to pay them the price you think their service deserves.

Important information

  • Please note: it is not possible to reserve this free walking tour of Riga for groups of more than 6 people.
  • Children must always be accompanied by an adult. There is a maximum of 3 children permitted per adult.
  • This tour does not include entrance to any paid monuments, just visiting the outsides.
Free!

We currently don’t have any scheduled dates for this activity.

Meeting point

Latvian National Opera House.

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

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