"Sardarapat Memorial"


"Sardarapat Memorial", Central Armenia

"Sardarapat Memorial is a memorial complex to the Battle of Sardarapat located in the village of Araks in the Armavir Province of Armenia 11 kilometers southwest of Armavir town. In 1968 during the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Sardarapat that took place on May 22–26 1918 a memorial park was laid out on the spot of the battlefield." "Intro Sardarapat Memorial is a memorial complex to the Battle of Sardarapat located in the village of Araks in the Armavir Province of Armenia 11 kilometers southwest of Armavir town. In 1968 during the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Sardarapat that took place on May 22–26 1918 a memorial park was laid out on the spot of the battlefield.The entrance is flanked by huge winged oxen made of red tufa. A flight of steps leads to a square from which a 26-metre-high bell tower rises. The beautiful trellis structure with it and is flanked by a memorial garden for Karabakh (Arstakh) martyrs.Sardarapat Memorial is a symbol of pride and survival the Sardarapat Memorial marks the place of Armenia's successful last-ditch effort to save the nation from obliteration at the hands of the Turks in the Battle of Sardarapat on May 22–26 1918. Against tremendous odds and during the haunting backdrop of genocide during the previous few years Armenia's makeshift army rebuffed the Turkish troops and safeguarded the small portion of historic Armenia what became the current republic as it stands today. On the grounds of the historic battle one can today visit the Sardarapat Ethnography and Liberation Movement History Museum adjacent to the outdoor monument. Sources 0 0 Memorial memorial "Sardarapat Memorial is a memorial complex to the Battle of Sardarapat located in the village of Araks in the Armavir Province of Armenia 11 kilometers southwest of Armavir town." 09-17 18068110 1806881103 sightseeing 0



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