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It's impressive to see how, years after it was built, the landscape seems to have grown around it making it seem like part of the natural area. The sculptures are imposing but also manage to be sensitive at the same time. The exhibition is informative...More
Recommending this site for everyone. Stopping statues, beating rocks and childrens toys can be found from here. Sad, but important place to remember and make sure nothing like this will never happen again.
The site has big statues, like 'mother', 'exhausted', 'solidarity' etc. There is...More
This is a unique site as there are very few people here. It provides a different take on the place from the Soviet perspective focusing on Soviet lives lost. The Soviet era statues are amazing and the beat of the metronome is eerie. We hired...More
It's an excellent destination if you want to develop better understanding of history in this part of the world. The statues were amazingly done, including the exhibit hall, however they were in the process of renovation so we didn't see the complete exhibit.
This is a tasteful tribute to the fate of those who lost their liberty, and in many cases their lives, at this and similar Nazi concentration camps. The architecture is imposing, but not bombastic, being nicely integrated with the wooded surroundings. There are some huge...More
I drove out here in early evening. The place was fairly easy to drive too but I can imagine it would be a little trickier via public transport as it is in the middle of the forest. There isn't lots at the site, but that...More
I made my way out to this memorial by train from central station getting off at Salaspils. There is a helpful tourist office opposite the station who told me how to get to the memorial. There is a bus stop outside and you take the...More