Riga: Piemineklis Aleksandra Puškina


Located in Kronvalda Park in Riga is the flamboyant statue of the 18th century Russian author and poet, Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin.

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The bronze sculpture was presented from Moscow in 2009 and is the work of Alexander Tatarinov. Although Pushkin never visited, many of his letters and poems are dedicated to Anna Kern who lived in Riga.