I went in the old center of Riga tonight, and went to the Freedom Monument, it beautiful and impressive.
About Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis)
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A monument built to honour soldiers who perished during the Latvian war. There is a rotation of guards which happens around 1pm everyday and there are guards posted at the monument as well. It's located at the heart of the city which can't be missed...More
In terms of architecture , decoration, style , it's really nothing special. You just walk past it on your way to the old town.
Located just outside the entrance to the Old City our guide ( Riga free culture tours) related the history of the monument which celebrates Latvia's 1918 Independance. It managed to survive the soviet era which didn't tolerate displays of national Independance particularly well, as the...More
Read a some about the history of this monument and you will gain greater appreciation for it. All visiting dignitaries will visit and leave flowers here.
Freedom Monument is impressive, and the most prominent feature of the park. Fact that it survived Latvia's hostile occupations from 1940 to 1991 is amazing.
This is an iconic part of the city and the meaning behind the monument is almost as beautiful as the monument itself. There are also often guards there facing the west with the statue and if you're lucky, you can spot the changing of the...More
Nice statue to have a starting point of where you are. It’s the centre of the old town. Poor soldiers standing outside it in the cold weather
Very easy to find and impressive to walk towards, especially from the Brivibas Bulvaris, this symbol commemorating Latvian soldiers during the Latvian war of Independence is a sight to behold & tall enough to see from most vantage points, making this an ideal place to...More
Not a lot to say here. This Freedom Monument is the focal point along the main boulevard through Riga is a commanding (I think) 42 metres tall. Definitely worth a visit during any sightseeing trip out in Latvia's capital city.