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An unusually fine military cemetery

As you walk through the 205m Road of Thoughts lined with linden trees you wonder where all the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
The Latvian Equivalent of Vimy Ridge Memorial

Somber, and reflective. Highlights the cost of freedom. Simple epitaphs - Unknown Latvian who died... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Stephen H
Riga Region, Latvia
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9 Oct 2018
“An unusually fine military cemetery”
11 Nov 2017
“The Latvian Equivalent of Vimy Ridge Memorial”
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

As you walk through the 205m Road of Thoughts lined with linden trees you wonder where all the graves are. And suddenly - upon stepping up the terrace, they become visible. Rows upon rows of known and unknown dead. We were very lucky to be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kattullus
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Somber, and reflective. Highlights the cost of freedom. Simple epitaphs - Unknown Latvian who died in a Gulag - highlight the loss this nation has felt. Two hours which highlight how lucky we are.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It was a nice older cemetery. Just not a whole lot in the area to look at, but there's a bit of history here. The grounds were kept well.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Well kept and maintained a fitting tribute to those who lost there live fighting for there country. Nice feeling of peace and calm.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank swift314
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This is a cemetery mostly dedicated to war dead.This cemetery is very well maintained.You can give it miss as this is a cemetery.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I find old cemeteries to be interesting and peaceful places to visit especially when visiting another country. This one is extraordinary. It is mammoth. It is very well maintained and the sculptures are just beautiful especially when you factor in the effects of Mother Nature....More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Janie S
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This is definitely worth a visit. It is well tended and a beautiful tribute to those who gave their lives for their country. There is a sense of peace as you wander around and the sculptures are quite something. Take the time to visit.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Nicolak1976
Reviewed 23 December 2012

Have been to Riga 4 times in the last 2 years and always make time to visit the cemetery - as someone stated, Fall is nice but any time of the year is good. Sit on the steps, look at “Mother Latvia” , read the...More

Date of experience: September 2012
5  Thank ryk
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I'm not fan of cemetaries, unless it's 2nd of November, but this one was definitely worth the visit. I visited with local friend so she told me a bit of history of freedom movement and what certain sculptures means. Eternal fire is also nice to...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Fenyo
Reviewed 18 February 2012

It's well taken care of and gives you something to think about.

Date of experience: September 2011
Thank elinkin
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