Tsitsernakaberd Memorial

novembre 12, 2018
Architecture, Les musées

In 1967 there was opened The Armenian Genocide memorial complex in Tsitsernakaberd hill.  It has become a place of pilgrimage for the Armenian nation. The memorial consists of 3 constructions: the Temple of Eternity, the Memorial Wall and the “Armenia Reborn” commemorative column with a length of 40 m. Every year on April 24, the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, not only Armenians but also thousands of foreigners gather at the memorial to commemorate the victims. Over the years, many politicians, artists, musician, athletes, and religious figures have visited the memorial. In 1995, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the genocide, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute opened its doors to the visitors. Many official foreign delegations have already visited the Museum. Among them are Pope John Paul II, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, President of France Jacques Chirac, and other well-known public and political figures.

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