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Big monument, but nothing special, the beach behind it was good though!

As mentioned by my title, it's a great looking monument, and the park around it is quite good to... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
FarrellX
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Perth, Australia
Like a lighthouse to the beach

This high monument is located near sea so it works like a lighthouse to find popular entrance to... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
RokasR
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Ignalina, Lithuania
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30 Jul 2018
“Big monument, but nothing special, the beach behind it was good though!”
16 May 2018
“Like a lighthouse to the beach”
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Erected in 1977 to honour all of the local sailors and fishermen lost at sea, this massive communist-style monument depicts a woman gazing out onto the Baltic hoping to catch a glimpse of her missing loved one. Later after independence a plaque was...more
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Do not miss the plaque in memory of ten US Navy personnel shot down by the Russians while flying a Catalina aircraft of the Liepaja coast in 1950.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kattullus
Reviewed October 3, 2018

worth making your way to this monument is very poignant and leeds you to Liepaja s fabulous beaches ..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabethlatzoumaz
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This statue definitely stands out as it is very tall. Well, actually... the base is very tall... while the statue itself is not so tall, all things considered. There was a plaque on the statue... but only in Latvian. So at the time, we didn't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed July 30, 2018

As mentioned by my title, it's a great looking monument, and the park around it is quite good to chill in, but the highlight is the beach where the monument is looking at - go there instead :)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FarrellX
Reviewed July 29, 2018

interesting place to see, thanks to that monument I found out about old incident during 'cold war' period, which was quite unknown to me - shooting down USAF airplane close to Liepaja in 50's

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Time T
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

This high monument is located near sea so it works like a lighthouse to find popular entrance to the beach. I am not fan of monuments but it looks good. It's popular place to sit nearby and drink coffee or eat tasty ice cream (need...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RokasR
Reviewed July 27, 2017

At the end of the bronze sculptures, lies this monument. Right next to the sea. If you go around Liepaja on foot, include this in your route.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Roberts P
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

After a walk on the beach area, came across this monument. There is a special plaque to US airmen who were lost at sea after being shot down in 1950. The plaque was placed there in 2000 marks 50 years of remembrance .

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Stuart S
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Just a short walk from city centre, through small park you will see this monument. Every time I visit Liepāja, I walk that route past the monument and stairs to the seaside. Good to visit at any type of weather. I prefer stormy. Monument and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

This is one landmark along the coast line of Liepaja. However we did not realize what it was about until we read the text at the foot of the statue. Give one something to think about.. Do we wish to have the time of cold...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank KajL_12
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