Later in the afternoon participate in an expert led walk through the area regarded by specialists as the capital of Art Nouveau architecture, known as New Style ("Jugendstil" in German). Art Nouveau appeared in architecture and furniture in the 1890s, and nearly half of the buildings in the center of Riga were built in this striking, flamboyant style.
Dinner: Dinner at a restaurant in Old Town.Evening: Concert or theatrical performance (subject to performance schedule).Lodging: Avalon HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy an organ recital at St. Nicholas Church. Free time.Dinner: Dinner at a restaurant at hotel or in Old Town (TBA).Lodging: Park Inn Central HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Participate in an expert led visit to Peter and Paul Cathedral -the the birthplace of the city and the burial place of the Romanovs.
See the Winter Palace, the Bronze Horseman statue, St Isaac's Cathedral (exterior) the buildings of the University of St. Petersburg, the Summer Garden, and many other historic sites and architectural treasures of this magnificent city.
Drive through Nevsky Prospekt, and enjoy the sights of numerous canals, palaces, and bridges.
Lunch: Time for Lunch on your ownAfternoon: Free afternoon in the city.Dinner: Early dinner at hotel or city restaurant. After dinner, transfer to an evening performance.Evening: Evening Performance.Lodging: Oktyabrskaya HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Participate in Lecture and discussion:
" Russia USA -relations" (presented by a university professor). Q&A session.
Dinner: Farewell dinner.Lodging: Marriott Tverskaya HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Dinner