Riga Art Nouveau tour

Riga Art Nouveau walking tour

75/person
Photo Friendly 3 Hours 2+ People

Architecture centric tour with a guide

A walking tour dedicated to the iconic Riga Art Nouveau architecture. We will talk about the origin of this style, what types represented in Riga and why this city become the capital of Art Nouveau of the North. We will visit the museum to learn that Art Nouveau is not only Architecture but furniture, dishes, clothes, and even music style.

Riga Art Nouveau architecture

The unexpected pearl of the Baltic States

Riga Synagogue

Rarely seen in such architectural style.

Professional Guide

Our guides are passionate to elaborate about the architecture in Riga.

Art Nouveau Museum

This museum is the only museum in the Baltic States dedicated to the Art Nouveau heritage.

Trip Itinerary

9:00 AM - Riga Art Nouveau tour
We will begin the Riga Art Nouveau tour at the junction of Strelnieku and Elizabetes streets. Although one-third of all buildings in Riga’s center are in the Art Nouveau style, this area represents the most significant part of them. During the tour, you will hear the story of Mikhail Eisenstein, a civil engineer and architect who lived and worked in Riga. He was born near Kyiv and after graduating, he settled in Riga as his home.
10:00 AM - Riga Art Nouveau museum
According to many experts, Eisenstein is the author of most iconic Art Nouveau buildings in Riga. Essential to mention his son, who was a world-famous movie director Sergej Eisenstein. After a short introduction, it is time to visit the Riga Art Nouveau museum. Here you will see a variety of this style, as is not only exterior design, but also furniture, dishes, and even fabrics and jewelry. We will also speak about the arts and music of this period. 
11:00 AM - Art Nouveau museum synagogue
We will visit one temple built in Art Nouveau style – Riga synagogue on Peitavas strict. Here we will review some other Tempels in Europe designed in the same form.

Pricing Chart

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2 people
125/person
  • Guide service
  • Entrance ticket to the museum
4 people
75/person
  • Guide service
  • Entrance ticket to the museum

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