Obviously this was a strategic defense position for cannons to ward off approaching enemies by sea. A memorial stone on the breakwater tells of Tsar Alexander’s visit here in the days Latvia was a province of Russia.
Mangaļsala breakwater is an attraction for its historic worth, and certainly for recreation and relaxation (fishing, kite-board, etc.) and - a splendid scenic view, especially at sundown. But be sure to bring a jacket!