Sardarapat Memorial

It is a memorial of the Battle of Sardarabad located in the village of Araks, in the Armavir Province of Armenia, 11 kilometers southwest of Armavir town.

It was designed by architect Rafael Israelyan while the sculpting is by Ara Harutyunyan, Arsham Shahinyan, and Sambel Minasyan.

The entrance is surrounded by huge winged oxen made of red tufa. A flight of steps leads to a square from which a 26-meter-high bell tower rises. The beautiful trellised structure with its twelve bells can be seen from afar. The bells ring every year on the day of the historic victory. The monument is guarded by massive ancient-style Armenian-winged lions and is flanked by a memorial garden for Karabakh (Arstakh) martyrs.

Notable events

The Republic Day celebrations are held at the memorial every year, with the President of Armenia, the Prime Minister of Armenia, and the President of Artsakh visiting to lay a wreath at the monument.

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