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Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis)

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Address: 1 Brivivas iela / Pilsetas kanals, Riga, Latvia
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Completed in 1935 to commemorate Latvian independence, this symbolic statue...

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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Beautiful Monument

Very nice monument and there is alwy action like some live music etc. Aldo you can listen to the bells.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Horw, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice monument and there is alwy action like some live music etc. Aldo you can listen to the bells.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Freedom Monument is a tall memorial statue located in the middle of old town and new town. It was built to honour the soldiers who lost their lives during the Latvian War of Independence. There are 4 statues located at the base which depict the commoners life. There is a large park adjoining this monument. This was our last... More 

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Longyearbyen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this monument at random. It was beautiful, but it was hard to find more information about it. They should have a sign or a plaque or something...

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to and because it is pedestrianised you can get to the monument easily. Great photo opportunities from all sides!!!

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Hong Kong
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly this is a critical location for the Latvian nation, and should be respected as such. But it is a very tall plinth with a statue on top. I missed the significance of the three stars that the lady on top is holding.

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Thank TempleofPeace
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I saw the monument. It's good, but not extra ordinary. You can find similar ones all around the world.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This monument is at the end of long road called freedom road. It divides old and new town and there is a canal right next to it. It's a beautiful square to hang around

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Thank Girijamr
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friheden af riga :-) Nice to see downtown of riga with no cars and police there 24/7 a day. People on skatebords etc.

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Thank Nicklas B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Freedom monument is a gamlastan in Riga city . Just a short walk from Radisson blu hotel . And front of then is a one of best win's resturant .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful space for a wonderful monument!!! The honour guards each side of it & if your lucky & hang around long enough you will see the guard change!! Definitely worth a look!!!

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