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Albert Street (Alberta Iela) Tours and Activities

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Albert Street (also known as Alberta Iela) is a popular street in Riga, Latvia, best known for its Art Nouveau-style buildings, eight of which have been designated as architectural monuments of national significance. The street itself was named after Bishop Albert, who is said to have founded Riga. The street was renamed during the Soviet era, but the original name was restored in 1990, just a year before Latvia regained its independence.

The buildings on Albert Street are considered by many to be one of the greatest surviving architectural legacies of the Art Nouveau movement. Most buildings on the street were built between 1901 and 1908 and feature balconies, sculptures, columns and other Art Nouveau architectural elements. Highlights include the buildings at number 2, 2A, 4, 6 and 8 Albert Street, all designed by architect Mikhail Eisenstein, as well as number 10, designed by N. Mandelstam and number 12, designed by Konstantīns Pēkšēns.

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The best of Riga segway tour

The best of Riga segway tour

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Cover lots of ground in Riga on this 1.5-hour Segway tour that covers all of the important landmarks. Perfect for those short on time or those who have difficulty walking, touring via a 2-wheeled, self-balancing scooter in Riga is easy and enjoyable. After a brief intro session, zoom off into the streets of Old Riga to see and learn about the history and culture of the Latvian capital.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Old Town And Art Nouveau Walking Tour Of Riga

Old Town And Art Nouveau Walking Tour Of Riga

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Explore Riga’s Old Town and art nouveau architecture on a 3-hour walking tour with an informative guide. Stroll the cobbled Old Town lanes past gabled houses, and see highlights including the House of the Blackheads and St. Peter’s Church. Then, pass the Laima Clock tower, walk through Opera Park, and explore the art nouveau district, home to many buildings designed in the flamboyant, early 20th-century style. Admire Riga Opera House and the mansions along Albert Street, and visit the Art Nouveau Museum to learn about this artistic architectural movement.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Riga Art Nouveau walking tour

Riga Art Nouveau walking tour

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Our Riga ART NOUVEAU walking tour is NEW and FRESH offer in Riga! With us you will see more, as we will not only pass by Alberta street buildings, but we will also walk with you through Riga boulevards and parks. Explore silent centre of Riga in a more relaxed and pleasant walk. It will involve 2 hour walking, but in a calm and relaxed way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Stunning Art Nouveau Architecture Walk in Riga

Stunning Art Nouveau Architecture Walk in Riga

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Riga is definitely a city with beautiful architecture everywhere, but especially stunning are the Art Nouveau buildings. This luxurious, totally decorative style of architecture is one of the main reasons why the historical centre is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List and why those who appreciate culture and art visit Riga in the first instance. This tour will introduce you to so-called "beautiful era" or La Belle Époque in the beginning of 20th century, when Riga was one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. Our lovely and professional guides will explain you the philosophical meaning hidden behind the luxury facade decorations and will show you some stunning Art Nouveau examples - the most famous ones on Alberta Street and those that only locals know. The tour also includes visit to Art Nouveau Museum that has an unique collection of Art Nouveau design, art & furnishings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Private Riga Art Nouveau Tour

Private Riga Art Nouveau Tour

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Enjoy personalized attention from a private guide while on this tour focused on Riga's art nouveau architecture. Stroll through Riga's downtown to find some of the architectural gems you might not stumble upon on your own, listening to architecture-focused commentary from your guide. Visit as many of the 800 art nouveau buildings as possible in your 2-hour tour time; efficient travel is made possible with a private tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The tour of Riga - one step outside the Old Town

The tour of Riga - one step outside the Old Town

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Riga is a very diverse city with different architectural style buildings and even different culture areas! If you feel like you can cover the Old Town by yourself, but you'd also love to see surroundings with a local guide, this is perfect! We'll take you through some of the main sights around the Old Town. We'll tell you stories, funny legends, show you some beautiful architecture and point out weird and charming things so you get to see our city from a different point of view! Tour is quite flexible, so if you have something else in mind that you'd like to see in the central circle of Riga, we can easily customize this tour. Let's go for a ride, shall we?
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
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Explore Riga's Art Nouveau district with a Local

Explore Riga's Art Nouveau district with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Each LocalBini Experience is conducted in a small group of up to 8 people. Come with me on this 90-minute walking Experience, and you will learn all the secrets of Riga’s splendid Art Nouveau history! During our short but sweet excursion, I will tell you about the city, its history, the local lifestyle and the unique culture of Riga and Latvia. While walking through the city and marvelling at its most beautiful buildings and the lushest of parks, I will share unique stories about Riga and Latvia that no typical city tour tells, and I will show you all the important sites and Instagram worthy places. This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit, and learn how to make the most out of your stay in Riga. Let the busy city life pass by while we deep dive into the Art Nouveau history of Riga and stroll through its serene parks!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Riga Shore Excursion

Riga Shore Excursion

Is your cruise ship stopping in Riga? Excellent! You have a chance to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Riga historical center! We will go on a walking tour of Riga Old Town where you will hear many legends and fun stories of our city. Apart from the Old Town, you will also get to visit Central Market and art Nouveau district! Between all locations, we will take care of private transportation (as big as the group size requires). The driving tour gives a great chance to see Riga from different angles - impossible to do on feet in such a limited time. Our priority is our client so we will be happy to rearrange things to meet your interests! For example - you do not wish to go to the market, but you'd like to see more of wooden houses - we will customize the tour for you. If you would like to stop for a beer or a cup of coffee to enjoy the Old Town vibe - it is not a problem! We are happy to go off the path to make your time in Riga relaxing and enjoyable!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Riga: Explore Art Nouveau Architecture

Riga: Explore Art Nouveau Architecture

Small group ( max 12 people ) or private tour for a more personalized experience. Get an in-depth insight for the history of this distinct architectural style that dominates Riga city. Visit the most predominant museum covering the development of Art Nouveau in Riga which is another prime example itself. Explore colorful Riga where the tempo of slow life still permeates around its canal, parks, and freshwater springs with beautiful statues. See intricate floral designs, weaving garlands, expressive masks, ornate sculptural figures, flowing lines, and elaborate geometric forms.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Albert Street (Alberta Iela) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Albert Street (Alberta Iela) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Albert Street (Alberta Iela) costs USD 7.09. Guided Albert Street (Alberta Iela) tours start around USD 7.09 per person.
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