Tag: Monument

Honor guard of Freedom Monument

June 24, 2018 Objects 0

The Freedom Monument (Latvian: Brīvības piemineklis) is a memorial located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920). It is considered an important symbol of the freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Latvia. Unveiled in 1935, the 42-metre (138 ft) high monument of granite, travertine, and copper often serves as the… Read more

Bronze statue of the painter Voldemars Irbite

June 7, 2018 People 0

Bronze statue of the painter Voldemars Irbite (1893-1944), sitting with his sketchbook on a rock

Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga

June 3, 2018 Architecture 0

The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army (Latvian: Uzvaras piemineklis; Russian: Памятник освободителям Риги) in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Its original name was “Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders”. It consists of a… Read more