The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army is a splendid example of high Soviet art, built to commemorate the victory of the Soviet Army over Nazi Germany in World War II. It is controversial, as it also represents the Soviet occupation of Latvia.
Victory Memorial and Nearby Attractions on Map
Art Noveau Buildings(2.8 km)
Alberta' and 'Elizabetes' streets ('iela') are the best place to see the creations of 'Art Nouveau' architect Eisenstein, famous for his splendid style.
House of Blackheads(1.7 km)
The House of Blackheads is where the merchants-to-be had their guild.
Riga Town Square(1.7 km)
Jugenda Stila Nami(2.7 km)
Jugenda Stila Nami is Riga’s own Art Nouveau neighborhood, with strikingly beautiful buildings competing to hold your attention and admiration.
St. Peter's Church(1.9 km)
Riga Cathedral(1.8 km)
Dating to 1207, it is one of Riga's symbols.
The Small Guild(2 km)
Another pretty building just behind the Big Guild, this one housed the craftsmen's guild.
The Large Guild(2 km)
Housed the guild of the tradesmen, who would join after being a member of the Blackheads (see House of Blackheads).
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