Sayat-Nova was one of the most outstanding poets of his time. Ashugh lived and worked in Tbilisi, wrote songs in Armenian, Georgian and Azerbaijani.
The monument of white marble represents a wall of large blocks with the ashugh’s head on the left and the image of three women on the right side. The words ashugh are carved on the stone:
“Not all my key is rattling to drink: the special taste of my streams!
Not everyone admires my writings: the special meaning of my words! ”
The monument is considered one of the most famous works of sculptor Ara Harutyunyan.