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Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame, Chisinau
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At Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame, a circle of five red, uncompromising, abstract pillars thrusts skyward, representing the five years of Moldovan involvement in World War II. A stark and somber Soviet-era memorial of open spaces delineated by hard marble, the memorial honors those fallen in battle. The eternal flame burns for the unknown soldiers of World War II, and also for those killed in the 1992 War of Transnistria. Walk among the dark graves of the fallen, watched over by the imposing, sculpted murals of soldiers above, and examine the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Arrange to visit Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame and other attractions in Chisinau using our Chisinau tourist route planner.
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  • It was obvious that not many tourists come here as the two guards protecting the eternal flame looked really uncomfortable when we were taking pictures of this amazing site. It is a must see. 
  • This is a long walk out of town but worth it. Its very large and impressive and if you catch the changing of the guard you will get brilliant photos. 
  • Well kept place where the eternal flame burns and there is a monument in memory of the victims of the second world war. 9 may, tens of thousands of people gather here.
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