If you are on Brivibas Blvd walking towards Vecriga you can't miss it. The monument has ceremonial guards that are changed every hour. Good to watch with your kids.
About Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis)
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A great monument, unusual and elegant in its design. It's guarded by two armed soldiers who stand to attention for lengthy periods of time in the freezing cold, until a small version of London's changing of the guard.. There is a not very discreet armed...More
Well I guess I'm not really into big monuments but as they go this is a good one, very near a nice park and Bastion Hill, there was a couple of soldiers marching which was fun to watch.
This monument is absolutely stunning, is definitely one that you should visit in Riga. You must have your photographs in front of it as it is one for looking back at that will invoke great memories
The Freedom Monument is at the crossroads of old Riga and the newer town. Looks beautiful lit up at night. It's heartbreaking to think anyone laying flowers here during soviet occupation risked deportation, but nowadays it is a symbol of independence and freedom to the...More
Nice stopover between a short boattrip either in the harbour and a meal in the city. Lot of "restaurants" where locals enjoy good food and a beer. Go for it.
Affectionately known as 'Milda', the Freedom Monument stands proudly on the edge of Old Riga, a reminder of Latvia's troubled history and struggle for independence. It makes a pleasant change to see in being treated with the respect it deserves, rather then people climbing all...More