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If you spend a day in Riga you will pass the Freedom Monument (Brīvības Pieminēklis). By itself, It is a beautiful monument, yet to fully appreciate how much it means to the Latvian people I encourage you to do some research. A popular on-line encyclopedia...More
You’ll come across this monument if you want to or not in the centre of Riga
Guards stand by all day and it was good to see the change in guard - Latvia has just celebrated 100 years of freedom when I went and so...More
These monuments are very all very similar but the doesn’t detract from the magnificence of this monument especially with the changing of the guard and the flowers around the base all helped by the upcoming Latvian Independence Day celebrations
Riga's Freedom Monument in the park along the daugava river attracts.
Apart from crows and tourists today a childrens choir rehearsed for Latvia's centenary while being filmed by a drone.The boys voices were beautiful but the crows were not impressed.
Not much to say really but it's a beautiful monument just outside the old town. We caught the changing of the guards by chance. There'a nice little park nearby and the temporarily rehoused Occupation Museum is close by.