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Statue of Roland, Riga

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  • This statue definitely sticks out in the heart of a small square that already shines, especially at night.  more »
  • This is in the Town Hall Square and was erected in 1897. It is only a copy after the statue was destroyed in World War 11. The original is at St Peter's Cathedral. Roland is a true person and he has.....  more »
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  • One of must visits in Riga for tourists
  • In the Middle Ages, the Marquis of Breton Mark Roland in the empire of Charlemagne was killed and was sung in "The Song of Roland", becoming a folk hero. It would seem, what attitude it can have to Riga. However, in the late Middle Ages, the Brave knight Roland became a symbol of the city's domination of the church. It is believed that the statue of Roland, which adorned the central shopping areas of medieval Hanseatic cities, symbolized the free market, the independence of the city council, which belonged to the highest judicial power and commerce...
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