Sardarapat Memorial, Araks

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A place that represents pride and survival, Sardarapat Memorial marks the site of perhaps the most important battle in Armenia's history. The complex boasts several monuments, a memorial garden, and a history museum. A long flight of steps leads to a platform mounted with 26 m (85 ft) tall tower with 12 bells. See the massive statues of stylized winged oxen and eagles and the bas-relief on the huge memorial wall. To visit Sardarapat Memorial on your trip to Araks, use our Araks trip planner.
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  • SARDARAPAT Memorial ensemble is dedicated to the historical events that occurred at the beginning of the 20th century. In the year 1918 the Turkish army intruded Ararat Valley, occupied the village of sardarapat and the start of the offensive on Yerevan. May 22, 1918 year here occurred the decisive battle for the Armenian people against the enemy. Next to warriors, prepared at the cost of life defeat the enemy stood up and the elderly, and children, and women. 26 May, Turkish regular army was completely defeated. In commemoration of the 50 anniversary of this historic battle in May 1968, was opened this wonderful architectural ensemble, born on the Israelian architect. Architecture of the memorial complex of extraordinary individual and therefore unique. This structure has no prototypes in Armenian architecture. Here is a harmonious combination of architecture and sculpture. The ensemble was built from Red Tuff. Particular originality range gives high and beautiful belfry-Tomb. Its transparent lightness even more highlights ...
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  • Sardarapat Memorial monument is next to The National Museum , was built in 1968 and it is a symbol of Pride and Survival. it is erected in a beautiful park and gardens, on the way from the Museum to t...  more »
  • Impressive monument with quite a story, good guide out there to tell knew much about, close to the border with turkey and the mountain arahrat!
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