Freedom Monument

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  • Address: Brivibas bulvaris, Riga, Latvia
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Monument, Statue

Like most monuments and landmarks that symbolize the lands freedom from its oppressors, the Freedom Monument is a tall structure with a proud lady standing atop the column with three stars in her hand, one for each of the three regions of Latvia.

It’s the coming of these three regions that stood for the independent Latvia. During the time of annexations, the three regions were under different colonies and the Latvian struggle for independence was all about uniting these three regions. Latvia’s lady liberty is one of the city’s landmarks you definitely should not miss out on.

Don’t miss out on the change of guard that takes place on the hour every day, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Freedom Monument Travel Tips

  • Free Entry
  • Since the Freedom Monument is an open monument located in a plaza downtown, there is no opening or closing times or an entry fee for that matter.

How to Reach Freedom Monument

  •  Inzenieru iela (trolleybus station)

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  • Freedom Monument Address: Brivibas bulvaris, Riga, Latvia
  • Freedom Monument Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Freedom Monument(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Freedom Monument: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 90.32% of people who visit Riga include Freedom Monument in their plan

  • 35.57% of people start their Freedom Monument visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Freedom Monument

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

77.96% of people prefer walking in order to reach Freedom Monument

People normally club together St. Mary's Dome Cathedral and Nativity Cathedral, Riga while planning their visit to Freedom Monument.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Freedom Monument Reviews & Ratings

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  • Good interiors. Though we Reached late got the best seats in the balcony

  • Lovely monument for Latvian Independence and history. In the middle of a beautiful park.

  • Important place to see if visiting Latvia, but please don't pee here

  • Most central. Good point to start for a sightseeing - for attractions as well as for shopping. We enjoyed the white nights.

  • The Freedom Monument has been Riga's central landmark for almost a century. This 42.7 m tall granite and copper work of art is a symbol of the Latvian nation's striving for freedom and independence. The woman on top of the monument is holding up three golden stars, which represent Latvia's historical regions of Kurzeme, Vidzeme, and Latgale. The motto "For the Fatherland and Freedom" is inscribed upon the base. It was unveiled on 18 November 1935 and financed entirely from public donations.

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