Freedom monument was erected in 1935. Previously a statue of Russian Ruler, Peter the Great was available in that spot. Public donated funds to construct this monument. When Latvia was a part of Soviet Union, Soviet authorities thought about demolishing the monument but they were concerned about the possible tension therefore monument remained.

Name: Freedom Monument

Lat, Long: 56.9515433,24.113378

Location: Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument, Riga, Latvia

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