Memorial of the 50th anniversary of Soviet Armenia

Location: Yerevan, Armenia

Completed: 1967

Architects: Jim Torosyan and Sargis Gurzadyan

Genre: Brutalist, Soviet memorial, former USSR

The 65-metre obelisk commemorates the 50th anniversary of Soviet rule in Armenia. The top of the monolith symbolises a crown from the Urartian period, which dates back to 860BCE.

Memorial of the 50th anniversary of Soviet Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia | Brutalist | Soviet memorial | former USSR

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