At the entrance of the city, next to the Gate features the majestic Statue of Liberty. The statue, of 5 meters height, is the art work of Cypriot sculptor Nikos Kotziamanis and is an offer of Dimitris and Helen Tassios, two
Expatriate Greeks who come from Evritania, and live in North Carolina.
The unveiling of the statue which represents the personification of Freedom, was held on April 12th, 2014, by the then Mayor of Messolonghi Panagiotis Katsoulis and the Ambassador of France Jean Loup KUHN-DELFORGE
It is a vital work of art that not only enhances the entrance of the city in both a cultural and aesthetical way, but also stand as a reminder of the importance of the of freedom, for the defense of which the Free Besieged gave their lives.