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“Marvelous architecture”
Review of Art Nouveau Riga

Art Nouveau Riga
Ranked #2 of 75 Shopping in Riga
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Owner description: The first and most wide ranging art nouveau souvenir and gift shop in Riga. Conveniently located in the heart of the art nouveau district, at the intersection of historic Alberta and Strelnieku streets. We are directly across from the must see Art Nouveau Museum. Visit us and feel Riga’s charm!
Reviewed 9 August 2014

I could not stop taking photos. Marvelous architecture, delightful to see, we had to walk several blocks ,passed some interesting sites including a lovely park and big statue but it was well worth it.

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

The swirls of plants, animals and various designs used to decorate the Art Nouveau buildings around the Art Nouveau Museum and scattered throughout Riga are a delight. Various specific addresses for these buildings are given in Lonely Planet, or hire a local guide, we used Casper, for our walking tour.

1  Thank JEMAltitude
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

The Art Nouveau district in Riga is the best example of this architecture I´ve ever seen together. After admiring Horta´s work in Brussels, Gaudí´s in Barcelona and strolling all around Oradea in Romania, I can say that architect lovers will be delighted.
You don´t have to take a vehicle for the next highlight. Here all the impressive buildings are next door neighboors.
There are many web pages about the Art Nouveau district, but the one that helped me the most to plan my tour was http://www.art-nouveau.riga.lv/index.php?lang=eng&p=3&pp=0&id=6.
Be ready to spend about 3 hours, because you have to walk each block twice, in order to take pictures across the street.

2  Thank RicherTrips
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

Well, these buildings are everywhere and are so many that becomes unusual to find something different ;)
Please dedicate time to visit Alberta and, if possible, go with a guide so you don't miss some interesting details.
Enjoy

2  Thank CatiaTorres
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

Absolutely breath-taking. I have never seen so many Art Nouveau buildings in such a small area. The buildings on Alberta, Elizabetes and Streinieku Iela are well worth a look. Even if you are not a fan of Art Nouveau you will be fascinated by the architecture and the craftsmanship that went into constructing these amazing fantasies. Some are in a sorry state but it was good to see a number being renovated. The museum is just the icing on the cake. I shall go back as it is hard to take it all in.

1  Thank Linda M
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