Art Nouveau, Art Nouveau District, Europe, Latvia, Mežaparks, Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, Riga, Riga Cathedral, sightseeings, Soviet, Soviet Union, the Dome Cathedral, the Dome Square, the Old Town
Deciding between different European countries you may accidentally neglect the capital of Latvia. Visiting Riga you may discover lots of interesting places and facts about the city. Staying in the city you should see the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Dome Square, St. Peter’s church. Your trip would be worthless if you do not visit amazingly beautiful Art Nouveau District. It is believed that the area comprises more than 850 buildings of Art Nouveau style. So it is supposed to be the largest area in whole Europe. Mostly these buildings were erected in the late 19th century. It is obvious that it would be almost impossible to see all the houses. So focus your attention mainly on Elizabetes, Alberta, Strelnielu and Antonijas streets where you would found marvelous architectural masterpieces. If you have enough time visit Riga Art Nouveau museum located on Alberta street, 12.