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We had gone to the place in the morning and then while on our evening walk happened to visit again around 8pm.
The whole place was so high on energy with families, couple's and kids enjoying. They have installed a few swings which have led...More
The Freedom monument, a true monument of what it means to be baltic for this ex war torn communist country. I experienced some commemorative celebrations, where many lined the Boulevard to pay their respects when citizens of all 3 Baltic States joined hands to form...More
This is a very beautiful monument. It has armed soldiers on guard and if you're lucky you can see them do a change of guard.
The monument is in the middle of a large area and when we were visiting there were musical see saws!...More
There is so much history in Latvia that we can only pray will never be repeated. The Soviet and Nazi Occupations were a travesty in human history and this monument is a tribute to the freedom living people of Latvia!
This could in some ways be described as the Baltic version of the Statue of Liberty, in that it features a woman atop a high column with arms outstretched celebrating the birth of an independent nation. Built to commemorate Latvian independence from the former Soviet...More
Its hard to put your finger on why this is as enjoyable as a 5, but there is just an atmosphere at the location. Its worth visiting the occupation and national history museum the same day as it gives a real feel of what it...More
This is just outside the Old City, and a very find monument, which probably means a lot more to Latvians than it does to foreign visitors. I enjoyed looking at it, and found it useful, given its height, as a guide to where I was...More