Freedom Monument

Freedom Monument, Riga: Address, Phone Number, Freedom Monument Reviews: 4/5

Freedom Monument
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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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YiannAnn
Kiato, Greece2,295 contributions
For the FREEDOM !
Oct 2021
Its simply and nice monument for the war with Russia 1918 - 1920. Nice place also for night walking.
Written 2 November 2021
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Rexonaut
Brussels, Belgium654 contributions
Symbol of Latvia
Aug 2021
It has an interesting history as well. All freedom monuments were destroyed by Stalin. This survived!
Written 7 August 2021
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UriusT
Vilnius, Lithuania710 contributions
pillar
Jan 2020
Its pretty boring pillar statue. It's alright, nothing special. Better than some, worse than others. It's so centrally located that when I was tourist I passed it often.
Written 30 December 2020
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adem c
London, UK277 contributions
Historical places
Dec 2019 • Couples
It is very nice and very clean5in to the heart of riga i live riga my second home who knows it may be my first amway it very good freedom momuent when i come to riga o have to visor because i love and i like to be there always i will come in january again
Written 5 November 2020
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Elena Ciocan
Timisoara, Romania1,725 contributions
Well deserved freedom!
Oct 2019
The tiny nation fought hard for their independence. They fully deserve it and I hope they will live in peace,
Written 30 September 2020
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Mikael Ranta
Helsinki, Finland23 contributions
In the middle of it all
Sep 2020 • Couples
Freedom monument stands in the very heart of Riga with beautiful green parks surrounding it. Grab a coffee to go and walk around the canal :)
Written 5 September 2020
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PBTravelstheWorld
Lynden, WA398 contributions
Rises above building and park to trumpet Freedom
Sep 2019
Very tall memorial to Latvian's who have fought or shrived for freedom. It is lit at night and very impressive after dark.
Written 20 August 2020
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Hannes
Frankfurt, Germany243 contributions
Centrally kocated
Aug 2020 • Solo
Good sight. North east of old town close to the German embassy.
Watch out for the ceremony of the guards.
Written 7 August 2020
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Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland21,408 contributions
The main monument in Riga
Jul 2020
The Freedom Monument is one of the main sights in Riga.

The 42-meter high memorial honoring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920) was unveiled in 1935.

Letters 'R GA' in front of the monument has made it even a more popular place to take photos.
Written 25 July 2020
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Klara
Riga, Latvia149 contributions
An ok monument
Jul 2020 • Solo
Well, it has an interesting history of how it was built on the donations of latvians from all around the globe, and the monument itself is quite beautiful. However you can't really make it the goal of your trip to Riga since there's a lot of more amazing places to see. I recommend visiting the Bastejkalns right next to it and going to Old Riga afterwards.
Written 13 July 2020
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