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Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis)

1 Brivivas iela / Pilsetas kanals, Riga, Latvia
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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 yesterday via mobile

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.

Thank David_D_RBM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a monument to a free Latvia situated just outside the old town but near a lovely little park. It's not very

Thank gordongalway
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful monument honouring soldiers killed during the war of independence. Guarded by two soldiers unless it is very bad weather. Quite a moving visit.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an impressive monument not far from the Old Town. Very difficult to miss it while wandering around the city, but definitely worth taking a closer look.

Thank Gastronomic_Gal
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Dumpling73
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Thank aval1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank indydo
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Jellybellydancer
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