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Alberta Iela

Centra Rajons, Riga 1010, Latvia
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Old Town and Art Nouveau Walking Tour of Riga
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“short street” (10 reviews)
Centra Rajons, Riga 1010, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alberta iela and nearby Elisabeta iela have the most wonderful pieces of Art Nouveau architecture I have ever seen.

Thank Leena61
Reviewed 4 days ago

A part of town with some really stunning exteriors. Some were covered in scaffolding and coverings because they were clearly being restored - it kind of looked as though they were working their way along the street. Either way, they'd done a great job -...More

Thank LucyFelthouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

All this neibourhood is full of beautiful houses, most of them gloriously restaured, in different styles of art nouveau. Bars , restaurants and shops complete a very nice walk in the "new" town.

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is breathtaking architecture is located on this street. It is well worth the walk from the Old Town.

Thank Maclean93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing architecture really worth a visit. From early 1900s great carvings and decorations each different from the other

Thank 781Rosemary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The street and the district are amazing. If you visit Riga, you should visit Alberta iela for sure. The Art Noveau buildings are awesome, you will be able to admire the beauty of 20th century buildings. If you can, take a free tour guide (they'll...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For travellers who are into turn-of-the-20th-century architecture, this is probably up there with Budapest as one of the absolute centres of the Art Noveau form. Yet it is also distinct from the kinds of ornately decorated facades you see in Budapest: here, Art Noveau has...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love the Art Nouveau architectural period you will love this area in Riga. Block after block is awe inspiring as you look at these magnificent buildings. Each facade is different in design, motif and color. You will truly enjoy your visit!

Thank MiamiTravelingDuo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Named after the old founding father bishop Albert, Alberta iela is a must to be visited when in Riga. Look at the wow Jugendstil buildings designed by Michail Eisenstein (father of the film director Sergei Eisenstein). Hurrah hurrah the buildings survived all the harsh times...More

Thank n_wiedenhof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit for everyone in Riga. Lovely area with great choice of nice eateries and bars. My personal favorite part of town.

Thank Davis_Exploring
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Do you need a tour guide for the street and neighborhood?
20 May 2016|
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Response from Anastasia_Shishkina | Reviewed this property |
You can easily make it on your own; then you will be more flexible. However, I suggest to read about the street beforehand, so that you know its history, its main architect Eizenshtein, etc. Then you will have totally... More