The Freedom Monument is a monument that was built to honour those who lost their lives in the Latvian Battle of Independence(1918-1920), it is situated in Riga, Latvia. The monument was unveiled in 1935, it is a tall structure at 42 metres high and is built from granite, travertine and copper. The stone structure is capped off by a copper statue of Liberty lifting three gilded stars. The monument is seen as a symbol of freedom, independence and sovereignty for Latvia.
The monument is located in the centre of Riga on Brīvības bulvāris, near the old town of Riga. Riga is a fairly small city so walking to the monument should be considered. There is a bus stop just by the monument that is accessible by the 3, 6, 9, 216, 246 or 248 buses. Riga train station is a five-minute walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The monument is situated in a public place, it is free to visit at any hour of the day.