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A great monument to see

I recommend this monument as if you are interested in Latvian history it is a nice place to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Janis G
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Ogre, Latvia
Lacplesis, statue to a Latvian hero

The statue of Latvia’s epic hero and freedom fighter, the Bear Slayer, was erected on the small... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2015
Billythefish1
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Southport, United Kingdom
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“Latvian folklore hero”
Jul 9, 2018
“Not very expressive but unique”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Statue of Latvian folklore hero Lacplesis, written by Andrejs Pumpurs 1888. Nice photo opportunity near Majori railway station at Jomas street.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Monument - one of symbols for Jurmala (Yurmala) is situated at very center of resort town and decorate it for more than 50 years. Despite of all turbulent events this concrete statue of national hero was created in deep Soviet times - 1953, and show...More

Thank Uldis V
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I recommend this monument as if you are interested in Latvian history it is a nice place to visit. Must see!

Thank Janis G
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The sculpture reminded me of the story of St. George and the dragon - perhaps that what this means in Latvian. Makes a nice place to take some photos.

Thank Doug_K_0216
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This sculpture of a Latvia’s d freedom fighter was put on a small square opposite the Majori train station in 1953. It is right at the start of Jomas Street. In was first erected in 1953 and renovated in 2003. "The Horizon fountain" was added...More

1  Thank Otto B
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Just a sculpture. This sculpture stands in front of the Majori strain station, so that you will see it any way. Main walking Jomas street starts from it.

1  Thank Ilona C
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The statue of Latvia’s epic hero and freedom fighter, the Bear Slayer, was erected on the small square opposite the Majori train station in 1953, which is interesting given the fact that Latvia was part of the USSR back then and a popular resort among...More

2  Thank Billythefish1
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