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“Big monument, but nothing special, the beach behind it was good though!”
16 May 2018
“Like a lighthouse to the beach”
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
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
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
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 .
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
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