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Riga Art Nouveau Buildings

Friday Photos – Art Nouveau in Riga, Latvia

Two years ago I paid my second visit to the Latvian capital. I love much about the city but perhaps the highlight is the marvelous art nouveau (jugendstil) architecture. There is a whole district crammed with beautiful buildings and bold sculptures. There is also an excellent jugendstil museum showing how an art nouveau building looks […]

Sunday Photo – Art Nouveau Decor, Riga

Riga has probably the best collection of Art Nouveau (or Jugendstil) buildings of any city in Europe. Unless you know better?

Riga Art Nouveau Buildings

Friday Photos – Art Nouveau Architecture, Riga

Riga is famous for its Art Nouveau (or Jugendstil) architecture, a form most popular from the 1890’s until around 1910. There are over 100 buildings of this style in Riga, with the best examples in Alberta Street. The excellent Art Nouveau Museum is also at the end of the same street.