“We absolutely lovds the tour, especilly the Art Nouveau portion. But what I wanna focus on is our fantastic guide Santa! Here's the story: I made a mistake in scheduling activities for the day. I called Santa in the morning and she said no problem and agreed to come earlier. ...Melissa T., United States – See more reviews
What To Expect
Walk through Riga Old Town and see the most remarkable sights like St. Peter's Church with famous rooster, St. Jacobs Church, Dom Square and St. Dom Cathedral, where is placed one of the world's most valuable historic organs. The Powder Tower and city walls will make you feel the breath of the medieval. Know the history about the oldest stone residential dwellings in Riga - the Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds were the central homes of two wealthy families of tradesmen and craftsmen, the fortification wall of Riga with the Swedish Gate - the only surviving gate to be found. Get introduced to the interesting story of Cat House and the Town Hall Square with beautiful and elegant Blackheads House, which will delight lovers of glory. This tour will take visitors to Riga Castle, which was founded in 1330 and presently serves as the official residence of the President of Latvia, the building of Parliament, the Monument of Liberty and fantastic Opera House.
Appreciate art at its finest and walk to Art Nouveau district. Riga is similar to a museum of architecture, covering the period from Gothicism to Classicism. Hold your breaths as the real treasure of the city is the largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the world. This fact was corroborated by UNESCO in 1997 and now the central section of Riga is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This is the reason why Riga is sometimes called the "capital" of Art Nouveau. Alberta Street and the western part of Elizabetes street are considered to be the heart of Art Nouveau in Riga. Get acquainted to the different symbols of Art Nouveau, and see samples of these art pieces. Visit Art Nouveau Museum which is an authentic flat preserved in Art Nouveau style in Art Nouveau building.
Entrance fee in Art Nouveau Museum
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children below 2 years old are free of charge.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
For those who want to get inside the following places, additional costs apply (St.Peters Church 6.00 EUR, Dom Cathedral 3.00 EUR)
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