Riga is world famous with its architecture. In Riga you can see the most beautiful Art Nouveau style buildings. Art Nouveau known in English and French, also known as Jugendstil in Germany. Stile Liberty or Stile Floreale in Italy, Modernismo in Spain. And Sezessionsstil in Australia. The art Nouveau style became popular at the end of 19th century. It was when Latvia was at the peak of economic prosperity. You will see the art of the Art Nouveau architect Mikhail Eisenstein. Each building is special and different with their look, history and purpose. Let our guides walk you through each buildings history and story. We guarantee that each building is worth seeing in Art Nouveau Tour.
Art Nouveau tour will offer you about 1-1,5 hour long walk past the most popular buildings in quiet side of the Riga. The art speaks louder than words in the quite part of Riga. Be ready to ask questions and listen, because our guides will tell you everything there is to know about this incredible art work. We deliver a professional service for economy price.
Where does Art Nouveau Tour takes place?
Elizabetes street 10
At the Elizabetes street and Antonija street corner you will find two of the best Eisenstein’s buildings right next to each other. The building with the incredibly long face is one of the icon work from Eisenstein’s art. And also it is the most photographed building in Riga. All of his buildings are impressive. Including building that is next to this one, with the oddly shaped windows and smiling sun face located right under the balcony.
Blaumana street 28
On this street you will find something unusual made by Karl Johann Flesko 112 years ago. The building is incredible, as it is covered in dragons, wolves and different gargoyles with gaping mouths.
Jauniela street 25/29
This building was abandoned after independence until reopened and renewed as a hotel (Neiburgs). It is popular with its enormous woman’s head hovering above the entrance. It is massive and yellow built in 1903.
Please feel free to book your tour with us and we will take you to this fantastic tour.
More information about Riga can be found here – Riga Wiki travel.
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