Riga is considered to have the finest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe: discover the most iconic examples of the elegant architectural style on this free walking tour.
Art Nouveau Riga: Free Walking Tour Itinerary
Meet your English-speaking tour guide at 12:30 pm in front of the Latvian National Opera House. After admiring the elegant façade of the Opera House, Riga's most important theatre, you'll begin your free walking tour around central Riga, where a third of all buildings follow the renowned architectural trend of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Art Nouveau style.
From there, you'll stroll over to Elizabetes, where you'll be captivated by the numerous Art Nouveau buildings that line the street. One of the most famous structures is located at number 10. What will you find there? From peacocks to dramatic masks, the stone carvings decorating its exterior are absolutely spectacular.
Continue on your free tour of Riga to Albert Street, known for being home to a number of embassies, as well as for its striking Art Nouveau architecture. Admire some of the city's most stunning buildings, many of which were designed by Russian architect Mikhail Eisenstein, who incorporated elements from the National Romantic and Symbolism movements into his work too.
Your fascinating tour will come to an end around 2:30 pm at the Art Nouveau Museum located in Albert Street.
It isn't possible to reserve this free walking tour of Riga for groups of more than 6 people. If you're a larger group you can book the Art Nouveau Tour.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more
Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
You can book up until 2 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. An accompanying person is required.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Latvian National Opera House.