In Riga, the architectural style number one Art Nouveau. The main buildings in this style - on the street Alberta. The main guru of style - the great architect Mikhail Eisenstein. The most significant work: apartment houses N 2, 2a, 4, 6 and 8 on Alberta Street.
Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.