City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children,the buildings are interesting,children can have tasks to find special ornaments or animals.
You must enjoy walking short distances.
Maximum travelers: 10
Russian (fluent), German (fluent), French (conversational), English (fluent)
Alberta and Vilandes Street-the pearls of Art Nouveau in Riga
There is no other city in Europe which can compare to Riga in terms of the number of Art Nouveau buildings.More than one-third of the buildings in the city centre are in Art Nouveau style.In terms of the compact nature of these treasures and of the great artistic quality of the buildings that can be seen,Riga is a true Art Nouveau Metropolis.You will see the most brilliant aspects of this decorative style which Art Nouveau was.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel.
End location: Your hotel or city centre .
Duration: 2 hours
If it is a cold winter time, it is possible to have a break with a cup of hot tea during the route.The start time you can change, if you have an other wish.
The Art Nouveau buildings are located in the Riga centre.I will meet you in your hotel and bring you back if needed. If your hotel is outside, we can discuss the meetig point.
Guide's services. We will walk in Riga center, Strelnieku Street, Elizabetes Street, Alberta Street , Antonijas Street are the most beautiful streets with Art Nouveau buildings.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 EUR - The entrance fee in the Art Nouveau Museum from 6 -10 EUR.
If you have a wish to visit The Art Nouveau Museum , it will be possible ( please note, it is closed on Mondays).
I am not allowed to pick you up at dockside - you must meet me at the exit to the port territory,near the gate direction Old Riga- 3-5 minutes walk from the ship.
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Ilse is a wonderful guide who is extremely knowledgable about all aspects of art nouveau buildings in Riga as well as the rest of her fabulous city. She taught us a lot about Riga and the history of Latvia. If you ever visit this beautiful city, a tour with this terrific lady is a must! Thank you Ilse for sharing your knowledge with us.