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Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis)

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Completed in 1935 to commemorate Latvian independence, this symbolic statue in Old Town shows the image of Liberty holding three stars in her outstretched hands, symbolizing unity of the country.
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1 Brivivas iela / Pilsetas kanals, Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When walking through old Riga, you should not miss this monument and the small city park on walking distance of it. It's an impressive monument, and stands for the freedom of Letland.

Thank frank7402
Reviewed 4 days ago

From far this looks majestic. If you have a good camera zoom in on the statue - its quote beautiful especially the 3 stars

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The statue is worth the visit, especially if someone can tell you about the statue, or you have read about it. There are a lot of interesting details!

Thank MinjaA7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Freedom monument is impressive in the night lightening as well as by day with the guard of honor. It is definitely one of must see in Riga.

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a well formed impressive structure. It is full of symbolism telling the story of Latvia’s freedom from foriegn occupation. It is refreshing to see people so proud of their nation but without the nasty xenophobic side of nationalism so prevalent in some other...More

Thank MartinRHor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say really, worth going to see if in riga. Impressive monument with meaning. Nice to look at and get a picture

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group had the luck to be invited inside the monument and scale the steps for a fine view. The changing of the guard on the hour is worth while waiting for.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must see this monument, which is situated right in the middle of the town. This is a "must" in Riga, but you cannot miss it, if you walk into the old town.

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Freedom Monument is the symbol of Riga and is the start when you go to visit the old city. You can`t miss it.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freedom monument is in the heart of Riga and is indeed very nice to look at it . You can not miss it when you move around Riga and it is always a great delight to look at it.

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