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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. Plan to visit Sardarapat Memorial during your Araks vacation using our convenient Araks vacation generator.
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  • Wonderful destination to understand Armenian ethnic cultural differences and way of esthetical thinking of this brave and ancient nation ... You can be inspired here by geniun of material and spiritua...  more »
  • The Memorial is built directly on the site of the battle, on the hill where the participants of the battle were buried. in height on which the monument is a panoramic view of the river Araks Ararat Valley. There is a possibility of a broad review of the battlefield, the locations of the troops and the conduct of hostilities.
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  • It should be noted that a single visit here we did not anticipate. Memorial colossi of the Soviet era, albeit with an accent, not the first thing we want to see in the country. But we rode in Metsamor (more precisely, Taronik) and almost hopped on the way here to the village of Araks. Aesthetic terms is not the most expressive Memorial. It was built in memory of the battle of the Armenians under the leadership of General Andranik from the Turks in the year 1918. Armenians won her and thus saved their country from Turkish oppression. But whom symbolize the giant bulls and the Eagles, we eventually figure out do not become, because the idea of the monument is ambiguous-it is pamjanik not only persistence and courage of the defenders of their homeland, but also mutual hatred of the two peoples, in principle, does not deserve the interest in detail.
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