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Alberta Iela, Riga

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Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
Take your time at Alberta Iela, examining the variety of historical Art Nouveau buildings adorned with sculptural decorations, balconies, columns, and other elements characteristic of the period. The street bears the name of the legendary founder of Riga, the Bishop Albert. Each of the buildings is an inimitable 20th-century architectural gem. Stop in front of the No. 4 to explore its reliefs and sculptures depicting jellyfish heads, sun symbols, and winged lions. Visit the museum at the end of the street to see what one of Riga's residential interiors looked like at the beginning of the 20th century. Use our Riga trip itinerary planner to add Alberta Iela and other attractions to your Riga vacation plans.
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  • The Art Nouveau buildings on this street and in the surrounding areas are absolutely gorgeous. Don't forget to duck into the Art Nouveau museum. The interior staircase up to the museum is pretty...  more »
  • Incredible Art Nouveau buildings captured all my attention. However, even if you are not into architecture, you will surely enjoy strolling Albert street. As for me, this is a must-see.  more »

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