We will start the Riga Art Nouveau tour at Strelnieku and Elizabetes streets junction. Even though Riga center includes one-third building in the Art Nouveau architectural style, this area represents the most significant part of them.
You will hear the story of Mikhail Eisenstein, who was a civil engineer and architect working and lived in Riga. Born not far away from Kyiv after graduating, he set his home in Riga. According to many experts, Eisenstein is the author of most iconic Art Nouveau buildings in Riga. Essential to mention his son, who was a world-famous movie director Sergej Eisenstein.
After a short introduction, it is time to visit the Riga Art Nouveau museum. Here you will see a variety of this style, as is not only exterior design, but also furniture, dishes, and even fabrics and jewelry. We will also speak about the arts and music of this period.