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Riga Art Nouveau Tour

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10 EUR

Discover unparalleled architecture in the art nouveau capital of the world on our captivating 3-hour walking tour! Not only will you get the chance to admire celebrated 20th-century buildings, but you’ll also be introduced to Riga’s hidden art nouveau gems.

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • German,
  • Russian
We were very pleased with our tour guide and his vast knoweledge of subject. Despite the fact we were unrealisticly hangoverish we could enjoy every bit of tour and we recommend it. 5/5. Cypriot- Latgalian crew.
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Reviewed by Ingars

Highlights

  • Explore Riga’s elegant art nouveau district with a friendly and professional guide
  • Venture beyond the touristic areas to discover lesser-known art nouveau gems
  • Get a fascinating history lesson on the city’s art nouveau movement

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Description

Riga is the art nouveau capital of the world, with more than one third of the city centre constructed in this revolutionary style. Besides introducing you to countless beautiful buildings, this tour gives you the chance to learn about different types of art nouveau and how the style changed from the late 19th century to the outbreak of WWI.

Find out whether the city’s art nouveau buildings were a demonstration of wealth and different ideologies, or built out of pure necessity for the rapidly growing population of Riga – the most industrial and wealthy Baltic city of the early 20th century.

We can pick you up from your hotel, or you can meet us at our office – just let us know your preference when booking.

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What’s included & not included

  • Friendly and professional guide

Meeting point

Riga Explorers Club (R. Vagnera Street 14) 

Reviews from travellers (7)

5.0/5

Fantastic!
We were very pleased with our tour guide and his vast knoweledge of subject. Despite the fact we were unrealisticly hangoverish we could enjoy every bit of tour and we recommend it. 5/5. Cypriot- Latgalian crew.
Excellent!
A must do in Riga - the guide is so knowledgeable, funny and did a fantastic job.
Knowledgeable and entertaining
Arturo (Spanish for his unpronounceable Latvian name
Arthur in English)
Was great. Very organized. Funny
Excellent knowledge of the subject. Gave insight into art plus politicsl of the period. Set an eady pace. HIGHLY recommended.

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4.8/5

Agnes was the perfect guide!
Our guide instantly understood the interests of our group - we didn't only go to shops, but saw bits of Riga we wouldn't have discovered on our own. Agnes has very good history knowledge, but she doesn't overkill you with information. Also, she had a very good energy, sense of humor and excellent English, so we thoroughly enjoyed our 3hr walking tour and didn't notice the time pass so fast! She also suggested us a perfect lunch place (Galerija Istaba) and conveniently ended our tour nearby. All in all, 10 out 10 experience, thank you Agnes!
Great tour
We were a party of 4, first time in Riga, and found the tour to be very enjoyable. Agnes had a wealth of knowledge and a great sense of humour. We found the tour to be interesting and were glad we took part. It was good to hear all the history behind the Central Market and the history of the Latvian people and their relationship with food. Would recommend this tour, especially for those first time visitors.
Perfect bike tour showing gems a bit outside from the city center.
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10 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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Tour operated by: E.A.T. Riga Tours