Old Riga and Art Nouveau Quarter
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During our walking tour you will see the most remarkable places of Old Riga and the Art Nouveau Quarter (Alberta Street, Elizabetes).
Activity Level :
This combined excursion will allow you to get to know Riga, learn its history and feel its atmosphere. We will stroll through the most picturesque alleys, visit the most famous sights of Old Riga :
- Duomo Cathedral,
- St. Peter's Church,
- St. James Cathedral,
- The "Three Brothers" ensemble
- Swedish Door
- House of the Black Heads
- Big and Little Guild
- Powder Magazine Tower
Afterwards, a walk in the famous Art Nouveau Quarter awaits you. During our walk you will learn about the history of the emergence and development of the Art Nouveau style in Riga as well as better understand the architectural trends and fashion of the early 20th century in Europe. I will explain to you how to distinguish the three types of Art Nouveau in Riga and show you the most beautiful examples. You will get acquainted with the most outstanding architects of the beginning of the century. I will show you the hidden pearls of this district and learn how to decipher the messages on the facades of "talking houses", which the architects have left us.
As close as possible to the ship's pier.
Please note :
During the excursion the interior visit of the Cathedral of the Duomo or St. Peter's Church is possible, but entrance tickets are not included.
This Tour includes :
- Guided tour, the taxi.
This Tour does NOT include :
- Entrance tickets, souvenirs, drinks and meals are not included.
Price for the whole party, not per person
Options (+ or -) may apply and will be calculated at the next step
This Tour is available in the following languages :
Français, English, Russkiy, Latvian
Kids friendly tour
Wheelchair friendly tour
Meet your guide :
I am Anna Turoka, certified tour guide from Riga, Latvia. In 2006 I graduated in Humanities at the Latvian Academy of Culture, where I studied my country's history, architecture, art and languages. Since 2014 I have been a tour guide for French-speaking groups in the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia). This is my main job, my profession that I love very much.
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